The Ministry of Health has announced 21 new COVID cases.
The announcement came in its 10 pm update.
The following is from a statement by the Ministry of Health:
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Wednesday 19th August, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites testing for COVID-19.||16,937|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||14,661|
|Number of repeated tests||2,276|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||650|
|Total number of active cases||498|
|Number of deaths||12|
|Number of persons discharged||140|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· Twenty – one (21) persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
All established protocols have been implemented.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (126)
One hundred and fourteen (114) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
Twenty- one (21) new patients will be processed for admission.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||86 3 (ICU)1 (HDU)|