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Seventh-Day Adventist Church Camp, Balandra

The use of the Brooklyn Facility and Camp Balandra as COVID-19 parallel health care facilities has cost the state $831,005 over a six month period.

The cost for the use of the Brooklyn Facility was TTD 511,005 over six months and the use of Camp Balandra was TTD 320,000 ove.

In a press release issued today, the Health Minister stated that the decision was influenced by the introduction of home isolation for low-risk COVID-19 positive patients and the opening of a new parallel healthcare facility at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) in Valsayn.
The Ministry says they will continue to update the public on their strategies implemented to manage COVID-19.