Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update #504

Port-of-Spain, October 7, 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. The population is reminded to source their 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 Wednesday, October 7, 2020:

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

 

32,770

 Number of unique patient tests completed

29,664

 Number of repeated tests

3,106

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

 4,876

Total number of active cases

1,782

 Number of deaths

84

 Number of persons discharged from public health facilities

1,114

 Number of recovered community cases

1,896

 

 The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

  • 30 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

These 30 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

  • 7 persons have been discharged from public health facilities
  • 52 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.

  • The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there has been 1 additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 84

 

 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 106

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility

65

5 (ICU)

8 (HDU)

Caura Hospital

26

Arima General Hospital

3

3(ICU)

Augustus Long Hospital

0

St Ann’s Hospital

3

Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort

8

Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill

1

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 13

 Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande

 

0

Balandra

 

0

Tacarigua

 

0

UWI, Debe

 

10

UWI, Canada Hall

 

0

UWI, Freedom Hall

 

0

NAPA

 

Tobago

3

 

 

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