Tobago has recorded its fourth positive case of COVID-19.
A news release issued by the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development on Tuesday said the individual had a travel history and according to established protocols, the person was quarantined and monitored twice daily from the time they entered the country.
Guardian Media understands that the individual arrived in the country shortly before the borders closed on March 22.
The individual is currently isolated and is being closely monitored.
Meanwhile, 63 people have completed their mandatory quarantine at facilities in Tobago.
The Division said, they completed their 14-day quarantine and have not shown any symptoms of COVID-19
“It is important to note that the persons who completed quarantine at the Division’s quarantine facilities have not exhibited any flu-like symptoms. They have been in quarantine for the total incubation period of COVID-19 (14 days) and they have been monitored by health officials twice daily. As guided by the World Health Organisation’s policy, those persons are now deemed safe to return to society, without the risk of infecting persons.”
As at Tuesday at 10:00 am, 79 samples were submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) laboratory for testing, four of them were positive, while the island recorded one death.
The Division said, there are two remaining persons at the quarantine facilities on the island.