Daily COVID infection toll surpasses 1,000 in Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago recorded a total of 1,063 fresh COVID-19 cases while 18 people lost their lives to the virus on January 20, 2022.

Trinidad and Tobago recorded a total of 1,063 fresh COVID-19 cases while 18 people lost their lives to the virus on January 20, 2022. The Ministry of Health shared the data in the COVID-19 update report.       

With the arrival of these additional cases, the total toll of active cases rises to 17,349 while the current death toll stands at 3,256. As per the report, till January 20, 2022, in total, 83,400 individuals recovered from the contagious mutant, whereas 456 patients are still in the hospital facilities. 

Since the emergence of the pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 104,005 confirmed cases have been recorded, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report.   

A total of 129 individuals are in the step-down facilities, and in total, 15,701 citizens have isolated themselves at their respective residences. 

As of January 20, 2022, 554,430 COVID-19 tests were conducted at both private and public facilities, out of which 250,125 were conducted at private healthcare facilities. The remaining 304,305 tests were conducted at public facilities.       

According to the statistics of the COVID vaccination report, there are a total of 717,613 citizens who are vaccinated by taking at least one dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine.  

On the other hand, 682,387 individuals have taken their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 doses and are now fully inoculated against the deadliest virus.      

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reminded and asked the citizens to take their jabs of the COVID-19 Vaccine and strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols such as – washing hands, sanitizing, maintaining physical distance and wearing a mask so as to deduct the chances of transmission.  

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.