The Ministry of Health has recorded five additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 196. The ministry has also recorded 324 new cases in the last 24 hours. This brings the total number of active cases to 3480. There are currently 330 patients in hospital.
In light of the recent concerns that have been expressed, both by the Prime Minister and our medical experts, concerning the severity of the Delta variant of the Covid 19 virus and its potential for entry into Trinidad and Tobago, the National Joint Action Committee (NJAC) is expressing its concern about the lack of systems of monitoring and control at the Alcan Bay facility at Chaguaramas.