Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update # 472

Port-of-Spain, September 21, 2020:   As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard. The population is reminded to source your information only from official sources, such as the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Monday September 21, 2020:

 

 

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

 

Number of deaths

 

65

 

Number of persons discharged from public health facilities

 

839

 

Number of recovered community cases

 

963

 

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

 ·           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

Balandra

 

0

Tacarigua

 

0

UWI, Debe

 

6

UWI, Canada hall

 

52

UWI, Freedom hall

 

72

NAPA

 

 

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