Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update #473

Port-of-Spain, September 21, 2020: As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard. The population is reminded to source your information only from official sources, such as the Ministry of Health.

As of the afternoon of Monday 21st September, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the UWI and other local sites for testing for COVID-19 29,328   
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago                3,945                
Total number of active cases2,078
Number of deaths65
Number of persons discharged from public health facilities839
  Number of recovered community cases 963

The Ministry of Health provides the following update:

·         Fifteen (15) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.