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

As of the afternoon of Saturday, 29th 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-1923,429
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago1645
Total number of active cases962
Number of deaths19
Number of persons discharged664

The sixty eight (68) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 23rd to August 29th, 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:

·         Sixty-eight (68) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

All established protocols have been implemented.