Friday 4 December, 2020

Update: Two new COVID-19 cases; one pending investigation

Update 6 pm

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus taking the country's total to 139.

According to the Ministry of Health's (MoH) 6 pm clinical update, one case was recorded from a national who recently returned from Canada. 

The second case is pending epidemiological investigation.  

The statement added that all established protocols have been implemented.

There are currently seven active cases of COVID-19. Eight people have died from the viral respiratory illness locally while 124 others have recovered. 

Meanwhile, 6,174 samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and UWI site for testing.

Original story

Trinidad and Tobago’s current COVID-19 caseload still stands at five; overall cases remain at 137. 

The Ministry of Health reports that a total of 6,148 samples have been submitted to both the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) for COVID-19 testing. 

There have been 4,620 unique patient tests conducted. 

Recoveries stand at 124, while deaths remain at eight. 

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