Additional 227 COVID cases and 7 deaths reported in 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.

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.

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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.

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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.