August 4, 2021

Nine More Covid-19 Patients Die

By Newsroom

Trinidad and Tobago’s Covid-19 death toll now stands at 1,110, as the Ministry of Health reported nine additional  patients succumbed to the virus over the last 24 hours.

There have also been 183 new infections reported today, with 339 patients hospitalized.

Latest statistics from the Health Ministry show that 403,251 people have vaccinated with one shot to date, while 198,702 others have been fully inoculated.

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.