February 20, 2021

Ten New Covid Cases Today

By Newsroom

There are now 145 active Covid-19 cases on record in the country, including 10 new cases reported in the Health Ministry’s most recent update.

T&T’s overall number of cases on record stands at 7,676.

The number of patients in the hospitals falls below 20 with 12 people within the parallel healthcare facility, while 121 others remain in self isolation.

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.