October 10, 2021

Eleven More Covid Deaths, 248 New Cases

By Newsroom

Eleven additional Covid-19 deaths were reported by the Ministry of Health on Sunday, putting T&T’s death toll from the virus at 1,551.

Meanwhile, with  248 new cases from samples tested over the last four days, the active case load is 4,387

Latest statistics from the Health Ministry show that 596,696 people have vaccinated with one shot to date, while 546,532 are fully inoculated.

To date, 25,539 people have been administered a Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccine.

Members of the public are reminded that they must adhere to the ‘New Normal’ recommendations and take the following personal health measures to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19:

–Wear a mask over your nose and mouth when you go out in public

–Keep your distance from others (6 feet)

–Stay home if you are ill

–Clean then sanitize surfaces (e.g. tabletops, door knobs and cell phones)

–Wash your hands often with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

-Cough into a tissue or into the crook of your elbow

-Avoid touching your face

 If you or a loved one develops symptoms of COVID19, please call the hotline 877-WELL or 800- WELL (9355) for further guidance. If the person is severely ill, call the 811 (emergency hotline) or call ahead to the Accident and Emergency Department of your nearest hospital for help and go in immediately.