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

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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.