The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:
As of the afternoon of Saturday 3rd October, 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-19||32,122|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||4,715|
|Total number of active cases||1,834|
|Number of deaths||79|
|Number of persons discharged from public health facilities||1,086|
|Number of recovered community cases||1,716|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· 6 additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19.
· The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there has been an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 79.