Till present total of 2,23,080 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 31,207 confirmed cases had been reported from March 2020 till present, out of which 22,630 have been fortunately recovered.
The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 7,809 in this 225 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.
The hospitals have been occupied by 420 patients at present in T&T. 768 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.
Till 4 pm 1,83,832 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 88,911 got
AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, 94,721 got Sinopharm vaccine and 200 doses of Pfizer. Thus,51,568 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.
52 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 311 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.
7 additional deaths have also been reported on Thursday. From the 7 deads, 2were elderly males, 2 elderly female and 1 middle-aged male, 1 middle-aged female, 1 middle aged female without co-morbidities. These deaths have been declared the lowest number of covid-19 deaths since May.
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.
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.