Trinidad and Tobago confirms 290 new cases, 5 deaths due to COVID-19

Trinidad and Tobago island reported 290 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 15 September 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections rise to 3,866. 

COVID-19 update report

Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago island reported 290 new positive cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 15 September 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. With the arrival of these cases, the active number of coronavirus infections rise to 3,866. 

In comparison, a total of 42,396 individuals have been recovered from the deadly COVID-19 virus.

In total, around 274 people are in the hospital. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago further informed in the report that a total of 5 new deaths have been recorded, taking the total death rate to 1,391 on the Caribbean island as of 15 September 2021. 

As per to the report, there are a total of 72 patients are in the step-down facilities, about 1278 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities. A total of 3,230 individuals have isolated themselves at their respective homes following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the data shared in the health ministry’s report of T&T. 

So far, as of 15 September 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 551,160 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 452,934 individuals have welcomed their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and now are fully vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19.  

According to the COVID-19 update report, since the deadliest pandemic started, the Caribbean island has reported a total of 47, 653 confirmed cases of the virus.

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 331,651 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which a total of 144,041 individuals have been tested at private facilities, whereas the remaining tests were conducted at public healthcare facilities. 

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.