The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of Tuesday morning.
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing for COVID-19 11,387
Number of unique patient tests completed 9,800
Number of repeated tests 1,587
Number of samples which have tested positive 295
Number of deaths 8
Number of persons discharged 139
The fourteen positive cases reported below show results from samples taken during the period August 7th, 2020 to present.
Therefore, this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
· Fourteen (14) additional persons have tested positive for COVID -19.
o Six (6) cases were tested positive at private labs.
o Seven (7) cases are pending epidemiological investigation.
o One (1) is a contact of a recently positive COVID-19 patient. All established protocols have been implemented.
· One (1) person has been discharged from the Caura Hospital.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (116). Twelve (12) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 69 1 (ICU) Caura Hospital 47
Total number of active cases – (148) COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (20) – Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande