The Ministry of Health has announced 12 new cases of COVID-19.
The announcement came in its 10 am update.
The following is a statement by the Ministry:
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Tuesday 18th August, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing forCOVID-19||16,051|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||13,775|
|Number of repeated tests||2,276|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||600|
|Total number of active cases||448|
|Number of deaths||12|
|Number of persons discharged||140|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· Twelve (12) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
All established protocols have been implemented.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (179)
Ninety (90) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
Thirty-five (35) new patients will be processed for admission.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||109 (3 in ICU)|
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (144)
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||19|