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 Thursday 20th August, 2020:

 Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites testing for COVID-19. 17,761
 Number of unique patient tests completed 15,485
 Number of repeated tests 2,276
 Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 730
 Total number of active cases 578
 Number of deaths 12
 Number of persons discharged 140

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

·         Forty-four (44) persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

All established protocols have been implemented.

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (143)

One hundred and eighteen (118) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.

Eighty (80) new patients will be processed for admission.

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility933 (ICU)1 (HDU)
Caura Hospital50 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (237)

Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande 19
Balandra 31
Tacarigua 40
UWI, Debe 60
UWI, St Augustine 81