The Ministry of Health has confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago now has 51 cases of COVID-19, as of March 23rd.

The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development is reporting an additional two new COVID-19 cases on the sister isle.

In a release on Friday, August 14 the division said one new case is a primary contact of a positive case while the other is awaiting epidemiological investigation.

The following is a press release from the Tobago House of Assembly Health Division

The Division hereby notifies the public that two (2) additional cases tested positive for COVID-19 in Tobago. One is a contact of a recently positive COVID-19 case and the other is pending epidemiological investigation. All established protocols have since been implemented, inclusive of contact tracing, which is ongoing. Consequently, there are currently eight (8) active COVID-19 cases in Tobago.

The total positive cases of COVID-19 recorded in Tobago now stand at twelve (12).

Reporter: Camille Mceachnie