Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update #490

Port-of-Spain, September 30, 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 population is reminded to source your information only from official sources, such as the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Wednesday, September 30, 2020:

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

 

30,977

 Number of unique patient tests completed

27,914

 Number of repeated tests

3,063 

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

 4,517

Total number of active cases

1,882

 Number of deaths

75

 Number of persons discharged from public health facilities

1,057

 Number of recovered community cases

1,503

 

The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

  • 54 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

These new 54 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs. 

  • 21 persons have been discharged from public health facilities
  • 85 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.

  • The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there has been an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly female with comorbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 75

 

 COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – 110

Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility

59

6 (ICU)

5 (HDU)

Caura Hospital

39

Arima General Hospital

5

4 (ICU)

Augustus Long Hospital

1

St Ann’s Hospital

3

Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort

2

Scarborough General Hospital, Signal Hill

1

 

COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 11

 Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande

 

0

Balandra

 

0

Tacarigua

 

0

UWI, Debe

 

6

UWI, Canada Hall

 

0

UWI, Freedom Hall

 

0

NAPA

 

Tobago

5

 

 

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