The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Saturday 29th August, 2020:

 Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19. 22,987
 Number of unique patient tests completed 20,065
 Number of repeated tests 2,922
 Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 1,577
 Total number of active cases 894
 Number of deaths 19
 Number of persons discharged 664

The twenty-three (23) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 21st to August 28th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:  

·         Twenty-three (23) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

·         Thirty-six (36) persons have been discharged.

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (76)

Seven hundred and eighty-five (785) patients are in home isolation under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.

Twenty-three (23) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility636 (ICU)10 (HDU)
Caura Hospital13 

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

Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande 0
Balandra 2
Tacarigua 2
UWI, Debe 3
UWI, Canada hall 0
UWI, Freedom hall 0