18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.
According to the Health Ministry’s afternoon update, three are persons who tested positive at private labs, five are contacts of recently positive COVID-19 cases and 10 are pending epidemiological investigation.
It adds that the 18 positive cases are from samples taken during the period August 5th to present.
As such it says and this figure is NOT representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours only.
There are now 179 active cases of COVID-19 in T&T.