The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID-19 related death, an elderly female with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of deaths to 56. The total number of active cases stands at 2329.
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 Tuesday, 15th September, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.||27,621|
|Number of unique patient tests completed|
|Number of repeated tests||3,043|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||3,183|
|Total number of active cases||2,329|
|Number of deaths||56|
|Number of persons discharged||798|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· 42 additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
The 42 positive cases reported show results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 14th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only. All established protocols have been implemented.
· The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there is an additional COVID-19 related death. The person is an elderly female, with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 56.
· 11 persons have been discharged.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (100)
(2061) patients have been home isolated under the continuous monitoring of the respective County Medical Officer Health (CMOH) offices.
(42) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||75 4 (ICU)6 (HDU)|
|Arima General Hospital||4|
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – 126
|Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande||0|
|UWI, Canada hall||50|
|UWI, Freedom hall||71|