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 Thursday September 24, 2020:


Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19: 29,961


Number of unique patient tests completed 26,898

Number of repeated tests 3,063

Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 4,222

Total number of active cases 2,118

Number of deaths 67

Number of persons discharged from public health facilities 898

Number of recovered community cases 1,139

The Ministry of Health provides the following update: ·

Eighty-six (86) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19

These 86 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

Fifteen (15) persons have been discharged from public health facilities 

Fifty-two (52) persons 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.