8 died while 218 tested positive for COVID in Trinidad and Tobago in a single day

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded 218 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 20 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections increase to 4,292.

Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago has recorded 218 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 20 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections increase to 4,292.

In contrast, a total of 48,710 individuals have been recovered from the deadly COVID-19 mutant.

In total, around 281 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 toll to 1,621 on the Caribbean island as of 20 October 2021.

As per the Health Ministry’s report, there are a total of 43 patients in the step-down facilities, about 49 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities.

A total of 3750 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 54,623 confirmed cases of the virus.

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 376,933 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 20 October 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 614,226 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 574,472 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.