The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Saturday September 26, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.||30,544|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||27,481|
|Number of repeated tests||3,063|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||4,285|
|Total number of active cases||2,030|
|Number of deaths||70|
|Number of persons discharged from public health facilities||914|
|Number of recovered community cases||1,271|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· Eight (8) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19
These new 8 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
· Nine (9) persons have been discharged from public health facilities
· Fifty-four (54) are recovered community cases
Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.