covid-19 comparative

The COVID-19 comparative graphs used by Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, which shows a relatively similar pattern in the spike of the virus globally (orange graph) and the current spike in Trinidad and Tobago (blue graph).l

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of Tuesday morning:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19. 27,621

Number of unique patient tests completed 24,578

Number of repeated tests 3,043

Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 3,183

Total number of active cases 2,329

Number of deaths 56

Number of persons discharged 798

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

 42 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

The 42 positive cases reported shows results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 14th, 2020.

 The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly female, with co-morbidities.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 56.

 11 persons have been discharged.

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (100)

(2061) patients have been home isolated under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.

(42) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs. Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 75 4 (ICU) 6 (HDU)

Caura Hospital 22

Arima General Hospital 4

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 126

Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande 0

Balandra 0

Tacarigua 0

UWI, Debe 5

UWI, Canada hall 50

UWI, Freedom hall 71

NAPA 0

If you or a loved one develops symptoms of COVID-19, please call the hotline 877-WELL or 800WELL (9355) for further guidance. If the person is severely ill, call the 811 (emergency hotline) or call ahead to the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest hospital for help and go in immediately.

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