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 Tuesday 8th September, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.||25,400|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||22,478|
|Number of repeated tests||2,922|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||2,347|
|Total number of active cases||1,566|
|Number of deaths||38|
|Number of persons discharged||743|
The seventy (70) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 28th to September 7th, 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:
The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly female with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 38.
· Seventy (70) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19. All established protocols have been implemented.
· Nine (9) additional persons have been discharged.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (100)
One thousand, three hundred and fifty-eight (1,358) patients are in home isolation under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical officer of Health (CMOH) offices.
Seventy (70) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||756 (ICU)11 (HDU)|
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (38)
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||0|
|UWI, Freedom Hall||32|
|UWI, Canada Hall||0|