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237 Patient in Covid-19 Stepdown Facilities

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OF the 237 patients in stepdown facilities, six of them are healthcare workers who are being taken to the National Academy of the Performing Arts (NAPA) in Port-of-Spain.

This was the latest clinical update on Covid-19, given by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram during the Health Ministry’s virtual media conference on Wednesday.

He said 21 cases had been confirmed from 4 pm on Tuesday to Wednesday at 8am, bringing the total number of infections to 650.

Currently, 126 patients are warded at hospital with 40 at Caura and 86 at the Couva facility: three in ICU and one in the High Dependency Unit (HDU).
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195 persons are in quarantine: 92 at Paris Hotel, 36 at Cascadia Hotel, 18 at Regent Star, 21 at Chancellor Hotel and 28 at the Home of Football.

Since the first case of Covid-19 was recorded in Trinidad and Tobago (TT) in March, a total of 19,395 samples have been tested at private and public labs.

There were 14,661 unique patient tests and 2,276 repeated tests.
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The number of patients discharged from hospital up to now was 140.


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