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

As of the afternoon of Wednesday, 26th August, 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-1922,255
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago1,411
Total number of active cases1,204
Number of deaths15
Number of persons discharged192

The twenty-seven (27) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 18th to August 25th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

·         Twenty-seven (27) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

All established protocols have been implemented.