322 new COVID-19 cases, 167 recoveries, 4 deaths

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    There are 322 new cases of COVID-19, 167 recoveries and four additional deaths.

    There are now 4,511 active cases of the virus in T&T.

    297 persons are in hospital, with 12 in the ICU and 16 in the HDU at the Couva Hospital.

    Today’s figures means T&T has now crossed 55,000 confirmed COVID-19 infections.

    The Health Ministry is also reporting 16 new cases of the Delta Variant.

    15 of the cases have no travel history, eight had prior contact with other positive cases and one case is pending epidemiological investigation.

    The Health Ministry adds that seven of the cases are fully vaccinated while eight are unvaccinated.

    T&T has now confirmed 102 cases of the Delta Variant via gene sequencing by UWI St Augustine’s Medical Sciences Faculty.