The Ministry of Health revealed in its daily COVID-19 update this afternoon (Thursday 30th September 2021) that there are 250 new COVID-19 cases in Trinidad and Tobago plus eight (8) additional deaths. These new patients will be processed for admission at the discretion of the CMOHs. The number of new cases represents an 8.7% increase in reported cases from yesterday. This is the third consecutive day of rising cases.
There have been 5,862 new cases and 191 deaths in the month of September. Compared to August, cases have decreased by 2.88% and deaths have decreased by 10.75%.
The Ministry reported 230 new cases yesterday plus eight (8) more unfortunate deaths. The country’s death toll has increased to 1,482. T&T’s total positive cases now rises to 50,709, with 4,231 being active cases. A total of 44,996 patients have recovered from the virus to date. 3,631 persons are in home self-isolation and there are 114 persons in total at State quarantine facilities.
A total of 575,303 persons have been partially vaccinated with a first dose and 498,048 have been fully vaccinated (including single-dose Johnson & Johnson). The percentage of patients in the parallel healthcare system who are NOT fully vaccinated is 95.5% (based on data from 22nd July - 16th September 2021).
The Ministry states that the number of positive cases reported reflects the samples taken during the period 26th - 29th September 2021 and not the last twenty-four (24) hours.
The Ministry also notes that there are currently 294 COVID-19 positive patients being treated at Hospitals and fifty-six (56) patients are in step-down/transition facilities across T&T. Additional details related to today’s COVID-19 update can be found on the Ministry’s website as soon as it’s available.
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