Till present total of 2,48,775 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 35,679 confirmed cases till present, out of which 28,917 have been fortunately recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 5,780 in this 251 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 311 patients at present in T&T. 982 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 2,34,431 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 91,844 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, 1,42,387 got Sinopharm vaccine and 200 doses of Pfizer. Thus,1,51,381 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
42 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 169 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.
13 additional deaths have also been reported on Thursday. From the 13 deads,6 were elderly males,5 elderly female and 2 middle-aged male,0 middle-aged females, 0 young adult 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.