Nine (9) additional persons have tested positive for COVID-19, reports the Ministry of Health in its latest clinical update.

And according to the Ministry, as of this morning, Sunday 27 September 2020, the total number of active cases in Trinidad and Tobago now stands at 2,017.

The Ministry also explains the nine new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the Country Medical Officers of Health (CMOHs).

No new deaths have been recorded.

In other highlights from this morning’s clinical update:

●  Twelve (12) persons have been discharged from public health facilities.

●  There are thirty-seven (37) 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 number of COVID-19 positive patients in step-down / transition facilities now stands at 112.

●  The number of COVID-19 positive patients in hospital is now 102.