47 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed this evening, bringing the total number of active cases to 867.
According to the Health Ministry, of these 47 persons, 20 are nationals and 27 are non-nationals who are currently quarantined at the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF) site.
It assures that these individuals pose no risk of spread to the population of Trinidad and Tobago.
It adds that these bring the total number of non-nationals testing positive for COVID-19 during phase two to 44 – the other 17 non-nationals were previously admitted through the parallel health care system.
Since the start of the pandemic, 1,476 persons have tested positive for COVID-19.