The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Wednesday, October 7, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||29,664|
|Number of repeated tests||3,106|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||4,876|
|Total number of active cases||1,782|
|Number of deaths||84|
|Number of persons discharged from public health facilities||1,114|
|Number of recovered community cases||1,896|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· 30 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19
These 30 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
· 7 persons have been discharged from public health facilities
· 52 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.
· The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there has been 1 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 84