266 additional cases, 8 deaths reported in Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago have recorded 266 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 7 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry.

With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections increase to 4,283. In contrast, a total of 46,266 individuals have been recovered from the deadly COVID-19 mutant.

In total, around 262 people are in the hospital. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago further informed in the report that a total of 8 new deaths have been recorded, taking the total death rate to 1,530 on the Caribbean island as of 7 October 2021.

As per the Health Ministry’s report, there are a total of 53 patients in the step-down facilities, about 129 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities.

A total of 3,702 individuals have isolated themselves at their homes following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the data shared in the health ministry’s report of T&T.

According to the COVID-19 update report, since the deadliest pandemic started, the Caribbean island has reported a total of 52,079 confirmed cases of the virus.

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 358,485 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which a total of 152,796 individuals have been tested at private facilities, whereas the remaining tests were conducted at public healthcare facilities.

As of 7 October 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 590,360 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 531,161 individuals have welcomed their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and now are fully vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19.

The citizens can get updates and information regarding the COVID-19 mutant by visiting the health ministry’s official website at – www.health.gov.tt/covid19. While for any further information and updates related to the COVID-19 vaccination, the residents can visit – https://health.gov.tt/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine.