Only one COVID-19 patient remains at the Caura Hospital, recovering from the disease. According to the Ministry of Health, the patient is said to be low risk and in stable condition.
In its latest COVID-19 Update, as of the morning of Tuesday 19th May 2020, the Ministry reports that there have been no new confirmed infections or deaths from the disease.
Meanwhile, testing continues with the total number of samples submitted to CARPHA for testing was 2,720, of which 412 were repeated tests.
The following is the complete clinical update from the Ministry…
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE #208
As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard.
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday 19th May 2020:
2,720 = Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19
2,308 = Number of unique patient tests completed
412 = Number of repeated tests
116 = Number of samples which have tested positive
8 = Number of deaths
107 = Number of persons discharged
COVID-19 Patients in Hospitals
Total number of hospitalized patients – 1
* Caura Hospital – 1
– Low risk, stable patient
Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are hospital wards that provide treatment for people who are very ill. They are staffed with health care professionals who are trained in ICU treatment and the use of sophisticated monitoring equipment.
High Dependency Units (HDUs) are wards for people who need more observation, treatment and nursing care than is possible in a general ward but slightly less than that given in an Intensive Care Unit.
An Ambulatory Patient is able to walk about and is not bedridden.