Over 19,000 active cases of COVID-19 reported in Trinidad and Tobago

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Port of Spain: In total, 1,081 new COVID-19 infections and nine deaths were recorded by the healthcare facilities of Trinidad and Tobago on January 29, 2022. The Ministry of Health shared the data in the COVID-19 update report, noting that with the arrival of these new COVID cases, the total toll of active cases rises to 19,660, while the current death toll stands at 3,381.  

According to the report, till January 29, 2022, in total, 87,700 individuals recovered from the contagious virus, whereas 386 patients are still in the hospital facilities.   

Since the emergence of the pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 110,741 confirmed cases have been recorded, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report.     

A total of 103 individuals are in the step-down facilities, and in total, 18,090 citizens have isolated themselves at their respective residences. 

As of January 29, 2022, 564,406 COVID-19 tests have been conducted at both private and public facilities, of which 250,125 were conducted at private healthcare facilities. The remaining 314,281 tests were conducted at public facilities.        

 According to the statistics of the COVID vaccination report, there are a total of 710,257 citizens who are vaccinated by taking at least one dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine.   

On the other hand, 689,743 individuals have taken their required number of the WHO-approved COVID-19 doses and are now fully inoculated against the deadliest virus.       

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.

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. 


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