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 Monday 10th August, 2020:
|Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing forCOVID-19||10,943|
|Number of unique patient tests completed||9,357|
|Number of repeated tests||1,586|
|Number of samples which have tested positive||280|
|Number of deaths||8|
|Number of persons discharged||138|
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· One (1) additional person has tested positive for COVID -19. The case is pending epidemiological investigation. All established protocols have been implemented.
· Three (3) persons have been discharged from the Caura Hospital.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (109). Five (5) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
|Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility||662 (HDU)1 (ICU)|
Number of active cases – (134)
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (20) – Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande