Trinidad & Tobago crosses 100,000 confirmed COVID infections

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The island of Trinidad and Tobago recorded a total of 648 fresh COVID-19 cases while 16 people lost their lives to the virus on January 18, 2022. The Ministry of Health shared the data in the COVID-19 update report.      

With the arrival of these additional cases, the toll of active cases rose to 16,502 while the current death toll stands at 3,224. As per the report, till January 18, 2022, in total, 82,298 individuals recovered from the contagious mutant, whereas 467 patients are still in the hospital facilities.

Since the emergence of the pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 102,024 confirmed cases have been recorded, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report.  

A total of 139 individuals are in the step-down facilities, and in total, 14,545 citizens have isolated themselves at their respective residences. 

As of January 18, 2022, 551,529 COVID-19 tests were conducted at both private and public facilities, out of which 250,125 were conducted at private healthcare facilities. The remaining 301,404 tests were conducted at public facilities.       

According to the statistics of the COVID vaccination report, there are a total of 676,129 citizens who are vaccinated by taking at least one dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine.  

On the other hand, 680,033 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 – The citizens can visit – for more information on the COVID-19 Vaccine.


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