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

     

As of the afternoon of Friday, 14th August, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the UWI site for testing for COVID-1912,937
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago426
Total number of active cases277
Number of deaths10
Number of persons discharged139

The fourteen (14) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 7th, 2020 to present. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death, subsequent to the death reported earlier today. The person is an adult male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 10.

·         Fourteen (14) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19 – Trinidad (10); Tobago (4).

o   Seven (7) are contacts of recently positive COVID-19 cases

o   Seven (7) are pending epidemiological investigation.