Monday 30 November, 2020

Update: COVID-19 death toll climbs to 79

Updated at 6pm on October 3, 2020

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded another COVID-19 related death.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 79.

In its 6 pm update on Saturday, the Ministry of Health said the patient is an elderly male with pre-existing medical conditions.

Two other COVID-19 deaths were recorded earlier on Saturday morning.

Six more people have also tested positive for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, the Ministry indicated 32,122 samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.

Trinidad and Tobago's caseload stands at 4,715.

Active cases have risen to 1,834.

To date, 1,086 patients have been discharged from public health facilities.

There have also been 1,716 recovered community cases. 

Original Story 

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded two more COVID-19 related deaths, pushing fatalities to 78.

In its 10 am update on Saturday, the Ministry of Health said one patient was an elderly male and the other was an elderly female, both with pre-existing conditions.

Eighty more people have also tested positive for COVID-19.

The Ministry said these 80 new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.

Seven people were also discharged from public health facilities and 66 recovered community cases were recorded.

There are 103 positive patients in hospital.

There are 65 patients at the Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facilities.

Five are in the Intensive Care Unit and nine in the High Dependency Unit.

There are also 28 patients at the Caura Hospital, four in the Intensive Care Unit at the Arima General Hospital, three at the St Ann's Hospital, two at the Scarborough Regional Hospital at the Fort and one at the Scarborough General Hospital.

Thirteen patients are in step-down and transition facilities.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health indicated 32,122 samples were submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19.

A total of 29,017 unique patient tests were completed and 3,105 tests were repeated.

Trinidad and Tobago's caseload stands at 4,709 with 1,829 active cases.

To date, 1,086 patients have been discharged from public health facilities.

There have also been 1,716 recovered community cases.
 

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