T&T records 1000 deaths due to COVID, 156 new cases reported 

The Caribbean island – Trinidad and Tobago have reported 156 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 20 July 2021. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago has shared this COVID-19 update report on 20 July 2021 via social media handle. 

Trinidad and Tobago: The Caribbean island – Trinidad and Tobago have reported 156 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 20 July 2021. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago has shared this COVID-19 update report on 20 July 2021 via social media handle. 

As per the report, there are 5,691 total active cases in the country rise to In comparison, a total of 29,663 individuals have been recovered from the contagious COVID-19 virus.

In contrast, around 301 people are still in the hospital. The Health Ministry further informed in the report that a total of 1000 patients have died on the Caribbean island as of 20 July 2021. 

According to a total of 84 patients in the step-down facilities, around 146 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities. A total of 5,150 individuals have isolated themselves at their respective homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s report of T&T. 

So far, as of 20 July 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 252,521 individuals have received their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 174,992 individuals have received their second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine and now are fully vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19. 

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 255,325 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which 109,383 COVID-19 tests were conducted at private healthcare facilities. In contrast, 145,942 people were tested at the public healthcare facilities for the novel coronavirus. 

The Health Ministry further informed in their report that the samples of these new 156 COVID-19 positive cases were taken between 16 July to 19 July 2021. 

As per the report, since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the Caribbean island has reported a total of 36,354 cases of the deadly virus. 

If citizens of the island want to acquire any updates and information regarding the COVID-19 mutant, they can visit the health ministry’s official website at – www.health.gov.tt/covid19.

While for any further information and updates regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, the residents can visit at –  https://health.gov.tt/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine