May 5, 2021

T&T Records New High With 399 Additional Covid Cases, Four Deaths

By Newsroom

In addition to a new daily high of 399 Covid-19 cases today, the Ministry of Health has also reported four additional deaths linked to the virus, taking the overall death toll to 189.

Wednesday’s update also showed active cases crossing the 3,000 mark at 3,024 and overall cases crossing 12,000 at 12,105

There are 276 patients in the hospital, with another 2,307 in self isolation. 

A total of 55,259 people been administered their first Covid-19 vaccine to date, while 288 others have received their second dose. 

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.