5 deaths and 153 new cases recorded in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday

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Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago have recorded 153 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 18 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections increase to 4,329. 

In contrast, a total of 48,333 individuals have been recovered from the deadly COVID-19 mutant.

In total, around 274 people are in the hospital. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago further informed in the report that a total of 5 new deaths have been recorded, taking the total death rate to 1,605 on the Caribbean island as of 18 October 2021. 

As per the Health Ministry’s report, there are a total of 50 patients in the step-down facilities, about 54 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities.

A total of 3852 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 54,267 confirmed cases of the virus. 

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 375,227 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which a total of 161,220 individuals have been tested at private facilities, whereas the remaining tests were conducted at public healthcare facilities.

As of 17 October 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 611,053 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 566,810 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.