Port of Spain: 278 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Trinidad and Tobago. According to the statistics T&T experienced 8 deaths due to COVID-19 virus. The stats shows the constant positivity rate that country has been experiencing.
Till present total of 2,93,666 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 42,233 confirmed cases till present, out of which 35,071 have been recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 5,966 in this 278 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 313 patients at present in T&T. 1,196 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 4,57,991 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 113,683 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, 3,44,108 got Sino pharm vaccine and 200 doses of Pfizer, 20 Johnson & Johnson.
Thus 3,29,737 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
62 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 232 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.
8 additional death have also been reported on Saturday. From the 8 dead, 7 were elderly male,0 elderly female and 1 middle-aged male, 0 middle-aged female, 0 young adult male, 0 young adult females
Government reopening the borders after the closure of 16-months in Trinidad and Tobago. On Saturday, govt. reopen the borders that we re closed due to COVID-19.
Trinidad and Tobago would be receiving the shipment of 82,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. This shipment is coming from Canada. Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould gave this updation on the vaccine doses.
The donation of 305,370 WHO-approved BioNTech vaccines from the US arrived in TT at 7.58 am on Thursday.
The Prime Minister said in July that the vaccines will be administered to secondary school students first as the Pfizer vaccine is the only one that is WHO-approved for use in children ages 12-17.