The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:

As of the afternoon of Friday 18th September, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19  28,774
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago3,651
Total number of active cases2,005
Number of deaths60
Number of persons discharged822
Number of recovered community cases764

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

·         One hundred and thirty-nine (139) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19. The one hundred and thirty-nine (139) positive cases reported shows results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 18th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.