Minister gives assurances as COVID-19 hospitalizations increase


    The Health Minister assures there is a back-up plan for T&T’s Health System, as the number of persons being admitted to hospital for COVID-19 continues to grow.

    On April 1st there were 23 persons in hospital, however following a spike in cases, there are now 152 patients.

    This morning, Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram gave a breakdown of the hospital figures.

    When asked about a back-up plan with regard to hospital space, Mr Deyalsingh reminded that there are other facilities that can be used.

    Dr Parasram also gave a breakdown of active cases by county, with Victoria containing the most.

    Also, according to the CMO, the current seven day rolling average is 116.