MoH Update: 284 COVID-19 tests by CARPHA, 49 cases confirmed

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    The Ministry of Health says as of the late afternoon of Saturday, 21st March 2020:

    • Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for testing for COVID-19 = 284
    • Number of samples which have tested positive = 49

    The Ministry reminds that 40 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise.

    Those persons were quarantined immediately upon their arrival to T&T and remain quarantined at this time.