March 9, 2021

Health Ministry Records Second Day Of No New Covid Cases

By Newsroom

Trinidad and Tobago maintains a record of 7,736 Covid-19 cases, after the Ministry of Health reported no new cases for a second consecutive day on Tuesday. 

Over the same period, five patients recovered from the virus, leaving 88 active cases on record. 

In the hospitals there are 10 patients, with 73 more in self isolation. 

T&T also crossed the 100,000 mark for testing, with a total of 100,809 tests conducted since the pandemic began.

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.