Trinidad & Tobago logs 470 new COVID-19 cases

Since the pandemic has emerged in the country, a total of 127,404 cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed, out of which 102,045 recoveries have been reported.

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A total of 470 people were identified in Trinidad and Tobago due to the viral infection caused by the SARS-CoV-2 on Sunday, February 27, 2022. The Health Ministry of the country reported that with the emergence of the new cases, the toll of the active cases increased to 21,737.

Since the pandemic has emerged in the country, a total of 127,404 cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed, out of which 102,045 recoveries have been reported.

The Health Ministry informed that Trinidad and Tobago confirmed the five fatalities on Sunday due to the COVID-19 infection. Out of them, four people had multiple comorbidities, including diabetes, and a history of strokes, while the remaining one person had nothing such as medical conditions.

As per the isolation facilities, 226 people are staying in the hospital isolation facilities, while 20,985 people are following the COVID-19 protocol of being quarantined at their respective homes.

Under the national Vaccination drive of Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 702,837 people were fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, which represents 50.2 percent of the total population. On the other hand, a total of 701,201 people have received the first dose of the vaccine or haven’t received any dose, which means the amount people in Trinidad and Tobago are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Meanwhile, 647,690 two doses of the vaccine have been administered to the people of Trinidad and Tobago. The toll of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine stood at 55,147.

The Health Ministry reported that a total of 135,494 people had been administered the booster dose of the vaccine against the viral infection caused by the novel coronavirus.

A total of 627,706 samples have been processed against the COVID-19 pandemic with the testing methods at both public and private facilities. Out of the total tests, a total of 283,730 samples have been processed at the private facilities; on the other hand, a total of 343,976 samples have been tested at the public facilities.