Trinidad and Tobago registers 297 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths

Barbados log 183 fresh COVID-19 cases on island
Barbados log 183 fresh COVID-19 cases on island

Port of Spain: 297 new COVID-19  positive cases reported in Trinidad and Tobago. According to the statistics T&T experienced 7 deaths due to COVID-19 virus. The stats shows the constant positivity rate that country has been experiencing.

Till present total of 3,06,536 tests have been conducted in Trinidad and Tobago at both public and private facilities. In these total tests, 44,296 confirmed cases till present, out of which 38,321 have been recovered.

The total number of positive patients in Trinidad and Tobago had reached 4,701 in this 297 are new cases that had been reported recently in the last 24 hrs.

The hospitals have been occupied by 292 patients at present in T&T. 1,274 patients have also died due to the COVID-19 virus in the country.

Till 4 pm 5,03,249 patients have been given the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines out of these vaccinated persons 118,785 got AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine, 3,61,838 got Sino pharm vaccine and 22,616 doses of Pfizer, 1,063 Johnson & Johnson. 

Thus 3,89,317 out of the total population got fully vaccinated.

33 patients have been discharged from the public health facilities, and 266 have been recovered community cases. Recovered community cases are categorised in them those who have been infected by COVID-19 virus, and they were in self-isolation, and after reaching the discharge, criteria had been released from self-isolation.

7 additional death have also been reported on Saturday. From the 7 dead, 2 were elderly male,2 elderly female and 1 middle-aged male, 2 middle-aged female, 0 young adult male, 0 young adult females.

The Ministry remains to prioritize its health care workers who continue a high-risk high-exposure society for catching the COVID-19 virus. To this end, health care workers are once again been prioritized to take another World Health Organization (WHO) recommended COVID-19 vaccine, to guard their patients, their families and themselves.

Trinidad and Tobago would be receiving the shipment of 82,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. This shipment is coming from Canada. Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould gave this updation on the vaccine doses.