857 individuals tested positive for COVID in Trinidad and Tobago, with 16 deaths

A total of 857 fresh COVID-19 cases have been recorded on December 9, 2021, along with 16 additional deaths, the data in the COVID-19 update report states by the Ministry of Health. 

Trinidad and Tobago: A total of 857 fresh COVID-19 cases have been recorded on December 9, 2021, along with 16 additional deaths, the data in the COVID-19 update report states by the Ministry of Health.    

With the arrival of these fresh cases, the toll of active cases rose to 13,696 while the current death toll stands at 2,336. As per the report, till December 9, 2021, in total, 62,307 individuals recovered from the contagious mutant, whereas 507 patients are still in the hospital facilities.

Around 146 individuals are in the step-down facilities, 94 in the state-quarantine facilities, and 12,186 citizens have isolated themselves at their respective residences.   

Since the emergence of the pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 78,339 confirmed cases have been recorded, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report.    

Till now, 468,895 COVID-19 tests have been conducted at both private and public facilities, out of which 203,255 tests were conducted at private healthcare facilities.    

According to the statistics of the COVID vaccination report, there are a total of 651,498 citizens who are vaccinated by taking atleast one dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine. On the other hand, in total, 652,152 residents have received their required number of the COVID-19 jabs and are now fully inoculated against the deadliest virus.    

The Ministry of Health further asked the citizens to take their jabs of the COVID-19 Vaccine and strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols that have been established by the government of Trinidad and Tobago.   

The Caribbean island is observing a continuous massive increase in the daily COVID-19 infections, to which the government has stringent measures.   

More further information is available on the Additional COVID-19 Information page of the update, which is available at – https://buff.ly/3CkZAuf. The citizens can visit – https://buff.ly/3lBKoCt for more information on the COVID-19 Vaccine.