Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update #492

Port-of-Spain, October 1, 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 Thursday, October 1, 2020:

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

31,451

 

 Number of unique patient tests completed

28,388

 Number of repeated tests

3,063 

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

 4,542

Total number of active cases

1,837

 Number of deaths

76

 Number of persons discharged from public health facilities

1,067

 Number of recovered community cases

1,562

 

 The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

  • 11 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

These new 11 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

  • 10 persons have been discharged from public health facilities
  • 59 are 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 – 114

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility

66

6 (ICU)

5 (HDU)

Caura Hospital

39

Arima General Hospital

3

3 (ICU)

Augustus Long Hospital

0

St Ann’s Hospital

3

Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort

2

Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill

1

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 10

 Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande

 

0

Balandra

 

0

Tacarigua

 

0

UWI, Debe

 

6

UWI, Canada Hall

 

0

UWI, Freedom Hall

 

0

NAPA

 

Tobago

4

 

 

 

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