The Ministry of Health’s Monday morning update:
The following information was provided.
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19. 29,183
Number of unique patient tests completed 26,120
Number of repeated tests 3,063
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 3,930
Total number of active cases 2,063
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
• 29 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
These 29 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOH
• 4 persons have been discharged from public health facilities
.- Number of deaths 65
• There have been 45 recovered community cases.
Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home, and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (82)
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 55 2 (ICU) 5 (HDU)
Caura Hospital 22 Arima General Hospital 5
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 130
Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande 0
UWI, Debe 6
UWI, Canada hall 52
UWI, Freedom hall 72