The Ministry of Health has recorded five more COVID deaths bringing today’s total to seven. The total number of COVID deaths now stands at 50.

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:

As of the afternoon of Friday, 11th September, 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-1926,551
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago2,825
Total number of active cases2,013
Number of deaths50
Number of persons discharged762

The Ministry of Health provides the following update: 

The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there are five (5) additional COVID-19 related deaths. The persons are two elderly males with co-morbidities, two elderly females also with co-morbidities and an adult male. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 50.

·         Forty-eight (48) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.

The forty-eight (48) positive cases reported above show results from samples taken during the period September 4th to September 9th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.