The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:
As of the afternoon of Tuesday, 1st 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-19||23,934|
|Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago||1,797|
|Total number of active cases||1,085|
|Number of deaths||27|
|Number of persons discharged||685|
The twenty four (24) positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 23rd to August 30th, 2020. Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that there are two additional COVID-19 related deaths. The persons are an adult female and an elderly male both with co-morbidities. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 27.
· Twenty four (24) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
All established protocols have been implemented.