The Ministry of Health has announced aother COVID-19 death taking the toll to 12.
The person is an adult male with pre-existing medical conditions.
The announcement was made in the Ministry’s 10 am update.
There are 13 new cases. Of those, 9 are in Trinidad and 4 in Tobago.
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Monday 17th August, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing forCOVID-19||14,655|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||12,438|
|Number of repeated tests||2,217|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||565|
|Total number of active cases||413|
|Number of deaths||12|
|Number of persons discharged||140|
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 adult male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 12.
· Thirteen (13) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
o Nine (9) positive cases – Trinidad
o Four (4) positive cases -Tobago
Awaiting laboratory forms for categorisation purposes (i.e. contact of COVID-19 positive patient or pending epidemiological investigation etc.)
All established protocols have been implemented.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (149)
Seventy- five (75) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
Forty –six (46) new patients will be processed for admission.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||1003 (ICU)|