T&T records 212 new COVID infections

Trinidad and Tobago island have reported 212 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 26 August 2021, as per the report of the Health Ministry. 

Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago island have reported 212 new cases of the COVID-19 mutant on 26 August 2021, as per the report of the Health Ministry. 

As per the report, there are 4,838 total active cases in the nation. In comparison, a total of 37,654 individuals have been recovered from the contagious COVID-19 virus. 

In total, around 283 people are still in the hospital. The Health Ministry further informed in the report that a total of 1,258 patients have died on the Caribbean island as of 26 August 2021.

 According to the report, there are a total of 103 patients in the step-down facilities, around 161 individuals are in the state-quarantine facilities. A total of 4,240 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 26 August 2021, in Trinidad and Tobago, a total of 498,016 individuals have received their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine, whereas, in total, 381,791 individuals have welcomed their second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine and now are fully vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19.  

As per the report, since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the Caribbean island has reported a total of 43,750 cases of the deadly virus.

If we look at the statistics of COVID-19 testing, a total of 304,866 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which around 131,489 individuals have been tested at private facilities, whereas the remaining tests were conducted at public healthcare facilities. 

 If citizens of the island want to gain 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