Sunday 29 November, 2020

Update: 91 more samples sent for COVID-19 testing, six cases active

Update 6 pm

Ninety-one more samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency and UWI site for COVID-19 testing.

The Ministry of Health provided this latest statistic in its 6 pm clinical update.

The release noted that the number of samples sent to the aforementioned facilities for testing is 6,419.

Meanwhile, Trinidad and Tobago has recorded 142 positive cases of the novel coronavirus to date. Of that total, 128 have fully recovered while eight people have died. 

Furthermore, there are currently six active cases of COVID-19.


Original story

One more person has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number of positive cases to 142.

The Ministry of Health said the case is pending epidemiological investigation.

Cases 139 and 141 were also pending further investigation by authorities.

The Ministry has assured that all established protocols have been implemented.

In its 10 am clinical update on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health said 6328 samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing for COVID-19.

A total of 4795 unique patient tests have been completed, while 1533 tests have been repeated.

To date, there have been eight deaths and 128 discharges.

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