The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health:
The Ministry of Health provides the following clinical update as of the morning of Monday 10th August, 2020:
Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and UWI site for testing forCOVID-19 10,943
Number of unique patient tests completed 9,357
Number of repeated tests 1,586
Number of samples which have tested positive 280
Number of deaths 8
Number of persons discharged 138
The Ministry of Health provides the following update:
One (1) additional person has tested positive for COVID -19. The case is pending epidemiological investigation. All established protocols have been implemented.
Three (3) persons have been discharged from the Caura Hospital.
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Hospital – (109). Five (5) patients are en route/ being admitted to hospital.
Couva Hospital and Multi-Training Facility 662 (HDU)1 (ICU)
Caura Hospital 43
Number of active cases – (134)
COVID-19 Positive Patients in Step-down / Transition Facilities – (20) – Brooklyn Facility, Sangre Grande