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The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday 1st September, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.||23,651|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||20,729|
|Number of repeated tests||2,922|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||1,773|
|Total number of active cases||1,063|
|Number of deaths||25|
|Number of persons discharged||685|
The fourteen (14) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 23rd to August 30th, 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 are three additional COVID-19 related deaths. The persons are an elderly male with co-morbidities and two elderly females, also with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 25.
· Fourteen (14) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
o Thirteen persons tested positive – Trinidad
o One person tested positive – Tobago
· Nine (9) persons have been discharged.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (80)
Nine hundred and sixty- two (962) patients are in home isolation under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.
Fourteen (14) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||65|
6 (ICU)13 (HDU)
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (7)
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||0|
|UWI, Canada hall||0|
|UWI, Freedom hall||0|
a press release from the Ministry of Health: