Sunday 29 November, 2020

MOH confirms two more COVID-19 cases in T&T

The Ministry of Health is advising the population of two more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

It made the revelation in a statement late on Sunday night.

Thus, in total, four people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago at this time.

The Ministry said additional information will be provided as the situation develops.

Members of the public are urged to take the following personal hygiene measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19:   

1. Wash your hands properly with soap and water

2. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if water and soap are not available

3. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze

4. Dispose of tissue immediately after using

5. Cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow if you do not have a tissue

6. Avoid touching your face

7. Practise social distancing (e.g. no kissing, hugging or hand-shaking, avoid mass gatherings)

8. Sanitize hard surfaces (e.g. tabletops, handrails, doorknobs and trolleys) as often as possible.

9. Avoid close contact with people who have flu-like symptoms

10. Stay home if you are ill

 

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