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T&T Health Ministry confirms: over 900 persons tested for COVID-19, thus far

Some 919 persons have been tested, thus far, for COVID-19 infection in Trinidad and Tobago. 107 of them have tested positive for the disease.
These latest statistics were confirmed by the Ministry of Health in its latest COVID-19 Update, for the morning of Wednesday 8 April 2020.
The following is the complete update from the Ministry…
As part of the national drive to safeguard the health of the Trinidad and Tobago population in the face of the global COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Health continues to provide up-to-date information on the country’s status in this regard.
As of the morning of Wednesday April 8th, 2020, the Ministry reports the following:
919  =  Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19
107  =  Number of samples which have tested positive
8  =  Number of deaths
1  =  Number of persons discharged
Of the total number of positive cases, 49 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise:
*  46 positive cases from the group of 68 nationals who returned from the cruise together
*  3 positive cases from the group of nationals who returned from the same cruise separately from the other 68 nationals.

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