Till present total of 2,32,452 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 33,029 confirmed cases till present, out of which 25,229 have been fortunately recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 6,943 in this 236 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 381 patients at present in T&T. 857 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 2,14,613 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 90,379 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, 1,24,034 got Sinopharm vaccine and 200 doses of Pfizer. Thus,97,199 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
67 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 341 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.
10 additional deaths have also been reported on Thursday. From the 10 deads, 5 were elderly males, 1 elderly female and 4 middle-aged male, 0 middle-aged female, 0 elderly male without co-morbidities.
The additional cases were taken from samples for the period June.
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.