Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update # 308

Port-of-Spain, July 1, 2020:   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 Wednesday 1st July, 2020:

  

 

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing for

COVID-19

 

5089

 

Number of unique patient tests completed

 

3996

 

Number of repeated tests

 

1093

 

Number of samples which have tested positive

 

130

 

Number of deaths

 

8

 

Number of persons discharged

 

115

 

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

  • Two (2) additional persons have been discharged from the Caura Hospital.

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (7) – Caura Hospital

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (0)

 

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.

  

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