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 Facility||933 (ICU)1 (HDU)|
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (237)
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||19|
|UWI, St Augustine||81|