T&T records new 316 COVID-19 cases

The Trinidad and Tobago island have recorded new 316 cases of the COVID-19 mutant taking the total number of the active novel coronavirus cases to 9,335 in T&T as of 12 June 2021.

Trinidad and Tobago: The Trinidad and Tobago island have recorded new 316 cases of the COVID-19 mutant taking the total number of the active novel coronavirus cases to 9,335 in T&T as of 12 June 2021.

The figures were shared in the Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update report by the health ministry. 

The report further states that till 12 June 2021, a total of 18,431 people have been recovered from the novel coronavirus, whereas so far, a total of 656 people have died due to the COVID-19 mutant in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, the island has recorded a total of 28, 422 novel coronavirus cases. 

As per the report by the health ministry, around 454 patients currently are in the hospital, and about 169 patients are in the step-down facilities

A total of 136 individuals are in the state quarantine facilities, while a total of 8,396 patients have self-isolated themselves in their respective homes.

The health ministry’s report notes that so far, a total of 207, 400 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which around 88,787 individuals were tested at the private facilities and the remaining tests were conducted at the public facilities in Trinidad and Tobago. 

According to the report, till 4 pm of 12 June, a total of 153, 983 individuals have received their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. In contrast, a total of 10,050 individuals have received their second dose and are fully vaccinated now against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For further updates and information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination, the citizens can visit the health ministry’s official website at –  https://health.gov.tt/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine

In the last week, there was a shortage and mismanagement of the COVID-19 vaccines in the centres of T&T when during the vaccination phase when people were present at the centres in long queues’ to take the vaccine.