Monday 23 November, 2020

290 nationals from Enchantment of the Seas get to go home

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that all remaining 290 nationals from the Enchantment of the Seas vessel, who received negative COVID-19 test results, have been discharged. 

In its 6 pm clinical update, the MoH said these nationals are required to home quarantine for a stipulated period of time after discharge beginning with seven days in the first instance. They will be monitored by the County Medical Officers of Health who, with the assistance of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, will ensure full adherence to home quarantine rules.

A total of 307 cruise ship workers returned to the country on June 12 and were isolated.

To date, 5,648 samples have been submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing. 

The number of samples which have tested positive stands at 133 of which eight people have died, 117 others have been discharged and eight cases remain active. 

Members of the public are reminded that they must to adhere to the ‘New Normal’ recommendations and take personal health measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19.



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