T&T reports 405 new cases of COVID-19 

The Caribbean island - Trinidad and Tobago have reported new 405 cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 9,558 as of 1 June 2021. 

Trinidad and Tobago: The Caribbean island – Trinidad and Tobago have reported new 405 cases of the novel coronavirus, taking the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 9,558 as of 1 June 2021. 

This was shared in the Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Update report by the Ministry of Health. 

The report further notes that a total of twelve new deaths have been reported on the island, taking the total number of the death rate in T&T to 507. 

Around 458 patients are in the hospital, a total of 180 patients are in the step-down facility, and 125 patients are in the state quarantine facilities.

According to the report by the health ministry, a total of 8,515 people have isolated themselves in their homes. 

The health ministry further informed in the report that around 182,618 individuals have been tested for the novel coronavirus, out of which 80,562 individuals were tested for COVID-19 at private facilities, and the remaining were tested at public facilities. 

With this, the island reported total recoveries of around 14,249 from the COVID-19 mutant. These 405 new COVID-19 cases were reported from the samples taken from 24 May to 31 May 2021. 

According to the report shared by the health ministry, a total of 98,559 people have received their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine where as a total of 1,179 individuals have received their second jab and are now fully vaccinated as of 4 pm 1 June 2021. 

The ministry has also asked the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago to visit the official website of the health ministry for further updates and information regarding the COVID-19 health protocols. People can visit – www.health.gov.tt/covid19.

Despite this, the government of T&T has asked the citizens to rely upon only official sources for information regarding COVID-19 such as the official website of the health ministry.