The Ministry of Health has announced that active COVID-19 cases have crossed 600 with the announcement of 37new cases.

That brings the total announced today to 81.

Overall cases now stand at 767.

The following formed part of the COVID-19 6pm update:

As of the afternoon of Thursday, 20th 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-1918,036
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago767
Total number of active cases615
Number of deaths12
Number of persons discharged140

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

·         Thirty-seven (37) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.