Wednesday 3 June, 2020

T&T COVID-19 Update: Last COVID-positive patient discharged

Update 10 pm, May 21, 2020: 

Trinidad and Tobago has no active cases of COVID-19 at this time. 

The Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed that the final patient who was being treated for the disease was discharged from Caura Hospital. 

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Trinidad and Tobago is 116. Of these cases, 108 people have recovered from the disease and been discharged, while eight people have died. 

As of Thursday night, the number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing for COVID-19 remains at 2,805. 

Original story:

The Trinidad and Tobago Ministry of Health (MoH) is continuing its efforts to ensure community testing for COVID-19.

To date, 2,805 samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and UWI site for evaluation.

This is 10 more than was reported by the MoH on Thursday morning.

In its 4 pm clinical update, the Ministry noted that the number of positive samples remains at 116 while eight people have died and 107 patients have been discharged.

One person remains hospitalised. The individual is said to be low risk and in a stable condition.

The MoH continues to remind the public to maintain good hygienic practices and uphold social distancing rules as the country continues to battle against the outbreak of the novel coronavirus while easing restrictions to resume economic activity.

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