Trinidad & Tobago govt introduces soft loan facility for enterprises affected by COVID-19

The Government of Trinidad & Tobago has introduced a soft loan facility to assist businesses to navigate through these uncertain times of the pandemic.

The Government of Trinidad & Tobago has introduced a soft loan facility to assist businesses to navigate through these uncertain times of the pandemic.

The eligible micro, small and medium enterprises impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for the Stimulus Loan Programme. 

For more information, citizens can visit the link for more info – https://www.smeloan.tt/

COVID-19 STATISTICS IN THE ISLAND –

In total, 464 additional COVID-19 cases have been recorded, while a total of 22 people scummed to the virus on December 13, 2021; the data in the COVID-19 update report states by the Ministry of Health. 

Since the emergence of the pandemic in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 81,071 confirmed cases have been recorded, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report. 

With the arrival of these additional cases, the toll of active cases rose to 14, 154 while the current death toll stands at 2,429. 

As per the report, till December 13, 2021, in total, 64,448 individuals recovered from the contagious mutant, whereas 508 patients are still in the hospital facilities.  

Around 165 individuals are in the step-down facilities, 61 in the state-quarantine facilities, and 13,017 citizens have isolated themselves at their respective residences.     

Till now, 473,172 COVID-19 tests have been conducted at both private and public facilities, out of which 203,255 tests were conducted at private healthcare facilities.       

According to the statistics of the COVID vaccination report, there are a total of 653,015 citizens who are vaccinated by taking atleast one dose of the COVID-19 Vaccine. On the other hand, in total, 654,695 residents have received their required number of the COVID-19 jabs and are now fully inoculated against the deadliest virus.     

The Ministry of Health further asked the citizens to take their jabs of the COVID-19 Vaccine and strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols that have been established by the government of Trinidad and Tobago.    

The Caribbean island is observing a continuous massive increase in the daily COVID-19 infections, to which the government has stringent measures.     

More 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.