Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago public its COVID-19 update through media release. This media release shows the clinical updation till 4 pm on June 17 2021.
Till present total of 2,15,149 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 29,956 confirmed cases had been reported, out of which 20,454 have been fortunately recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 8,803 in this 350 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 465 patients at present in T&T. 699 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 1,71,198 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 87, 223 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, and 83,975 got Sinopharm vaccine. Thus, 30,115 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
66 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 346 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.
4 additional deaths have also been reported on Thursday. From the 4 deads, 1 was an elderly male, 2 elderly females and 1 middle-aged male. These deaths have been declared the lowest number of covid-19 deaths since May. This figure is also the lowest recorded number of deaths for the week thus far.
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.