T&T seeing “downward trend” in COVID-19 infections

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    T&T is seeing a “downward trend” in COVID-19 infections.

    During today’s health briefing, Epidemiologist Dr Avery Hinds presented a graphs showing COVID-19 cases by date collected (see chart above).

    Referring to this, he showed how the average number of cases have been falling, and believes progress will be made once citizens continue to adhere to health advice and protocols.

    Despite the encouraging figures, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh warned that the pandemic was far from over, and showing no signs of slowing down globally.

    Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh.


    COVID-19 DATA FOR T&T

    Dr Hinds also presented data showing that 56% of those infected as of October 2nd, 2020 were between the ages of 25-49.

    Additionally, more males (53%) have been infected than females.


    COVID-19 DEATHS IN T&T

    The majority of COVID-19 fatalities in T&T are males.

    According to data presented by Dr Hinds, 75% of deaths up to October 2nd, 2020 were males.

    86.8% of the fatalities were also persons aged 50 and over.


    DISTRIBUTION OF LAB CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES IN T&T