Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update # 336

Port-of-Spain, July 15, 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.

As of the morning of Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

  

 

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

COVID-19

 

5847

 

Number of unique patient tests completed

 

4388

 

Number of repeated tests

 

1459

 

Number of samples which have tested positive

 

133

 

Number of deaths

 

8

 

Number of persons discharged

 

124

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (1) – 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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