Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago public its COVID-19 update through a media release. This media release shows the clinical updation till 4 pm on June 18 2021.
Till present total of 2,15,999 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 30,183 confirmed cases had been reported, out of which 20,892have been fortunately recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 8,578 in this 227 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 452 patients at present in T&T. 713 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 1,73,878 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 87, 223 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, and 86,655 got Sinopharm vaccine. Thus, 36,620 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
49 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 389 have been recovered community cases. Recovered community cases are categorised in them those who have been infected by COVID-19 virus, and they were in self-isolation, and after reaching the discharge, criteria had been released from self-isolation.
14 additional deaths have also been reported on Thursday. From the 4 deads, 4 were elderly males, 1 elderly female and 4 middle-aged male, 1 middle-aged female, 2 young adult males, . These deaths have been declared the lowest number of covid-19 deaths since May.
The second-lowest estimate of deaths for the week was recorded on Monday by seven.
The additional cases were taken from samples for the period June 13 to June 16.
The ministry urges the public to continue obeying the Public Health Regulations, obey regular hand hygiene and keep physical distancing in public to withdraw from spreading the virus.