Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago have recorded 227 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 17 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections increase to 4,373.
In contrast, a total of 48,141 individuals have been recovered from the deadly COVID-19 mutant.
In total, around 268 people are in the hospital. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago further informed in the report that a total of 7 new deaths have been recorded, taking the total death rate to 1,600 on the Caribbean island as of 17 October 2021.
As per the Health Ministry’s report, there are a total of 43 patients in the step-down facilities, about 126 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities.
A total of 3835 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 54,114 confirmed cases of the virus.
If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 374,677 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 610,333 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 566,065 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.