The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID-19 related death, an elderly female with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of deaths to 56. The total number of active cases stands at 2329.

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, 15th September, 2020:

 Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19. 27,621
 Number of unique patient tests completed
 Number of repeated tests 3,043
 Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 3,183
 Total number of active cases 2,329
 Number of deaths 56
 Number of persons discharged 798

The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

·         42 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

The 42 positive cases reported show results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 14th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only. All established protocols have been implemented.

·         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 56.

·         11 persons have been discharged.

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (100)

(2061) patients have been home isolated under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.

 (42) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility75 4 (ICU)6 (HDU)
Caura Hospital22 
Arima General Hospital4 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 126

Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande 0
Balandra 0
Tacarigua 0
UWI, Debe 5
UWI, Canada hall 50
UWI, Freedom hall 71