T&T records 161 new COVID cases, so far reported 930 deaths

The Caribbean island – Trinidad and Tobago have reported 161 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 9 July 2021. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago has shared this COVID-19 update report on 9 July 2021 via social media handle. 

Trinidad and Tobago: The Caribbean island – Trinidad and Tobago have reported 161 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 9 July 2021. The Health Ministry of Trinidad and Tobago has shared this COVID-19 update report on 9 July 2021 via social media handle. 

As per the report, there are 6,217 total active cases in the country rise to In comparison, a total of 27,255 individuals have been recovered from the contagious COVID-19 virus.

In contrast, around 337 people are still in the hospital. The Health Ministry further informed in the report that a total of 930 patients have died on the Caribbean island as of 9 July 2021. 

According to a total of 116 patients in the step-down facilities, around 272 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities. A total of 5,603 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 9 July 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 225,311 individuals have received their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 140,135 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 240,499 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which 101,755 COVID-19 tests were conducted at private healthcare facilities. In contrast, 138,744 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 161 COVID-19 positive cases were taken between 5 July to 8 July 2021. 

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