Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update #484

Port-of-Spain, September 27, 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. The population is reminded to rely on information from official sources only, such as the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Sunday September 27, 2020:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.

 

30,644

 Number of unique patient tests completed

27,581

 Number of repeated tests

3,063 

 Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago

 4,321

Total number of active cases

2,017

 Number of deaths

 70

 Number of persons discharged from public health facilities

926

 Number of recovered community cases

               1,308

 

  The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

  • Nine (9) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

 

These new 9 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

  • Twelve (12) persons have been discharged from public health facilities
    • Thirty-seven (37) are recovered community cases

 

Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.

 

 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (102)

 

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility

56

6 (ICU)

6 (HDU)

Caura Hospital

27

Arima General Hospital

5

3 (ICU)

Augustus Long Hospital

1

St Ann’s Hospital

10

Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort

2

Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill

1

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (112)

 

Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande

 

0

Balandra

 

0

Tacarigua

 

0

UWI, Debe

 

4

UWI, Canada hall

 

52

UWI, Freedom hall

 

45

NAPA

Tobago

11

 

 

 

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