The Ministry of Health revealed in its daily 4pm update this afternoon (Saturday 31st October 2020) that there is another unfortunate COVID-19 related death in Trinidad and Tobago, plus twenty-four (24) additional cases. This represents a 25% decrease in reported cases from yesterday. The latest death is an elderly male with co-morbidities.
The Ministry reported thirty-two (32) cases yesterday. The country’s death toll now stands at 108. T&T’s confirmed cases now rises to 5,692, with 974 being active cases. A total of 4,610 patients have recovered from the virus to date.
The Ministry states that of the twenty-four (24) new positive cases, six (6) are persons who recently repatriated. Further, the number of positive cases reported reflects the samples taken during the period 28th - 30th October 2020 and not the last 24 hours.
In its latest update, the Ministry notes that three (3) persons have been discharged from public health facilities and there have been 152 recovered community cases. Recovered community cases refer to persons who were previously COVID-19 positive and in self-isolation at home, and subsequently met the discharge criteria and were released from self-isolation.
The Ministry also notes that there are currently sixty-four (64) COVID-19 positive patients being treated at Hospitals:
Among the patients at Couva, three (3) are in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and five (5) are in the High Dependency Unit (HDU). There are also currently thirty-three (33) COVID-19 positive patients in step-down/transition facilities.
The twenty-four (24) new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs.
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