The following is a press release fromthe Ministry of Health:

As of the afternoon of Saturday, 22nd 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-1919,123
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago930
Total number of active cases752
Number of deaths13
Number of persons discharged165

The thirty-one (31) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 14th to August 21st, 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:

·         Thirty-one (31) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

All established protocols have been implemented.