Ministry of Health’s Virtual Media Conference – Wednesday November 3rd 2021

Key Points From the Ministry of Health’s Virtual Media Conference – Wednesday November 3rd 2021 :

  • Principal Medical Officer of Institutions, Dr. Maryam Abdool Richards stated that 329 persons are currently hospitalized in the Parallel Health care System.
  • Dr. Richards indicated that 48 out of 58 ICU beds are currently in use with 6 patients currently awaiting transfer to the ICU from Accident & Emergency, some of whom are too critically ill to transfer.
  • Dr. Richards stated that 29 persons are awaiting transfer into the parallel health care system for treatment and 25 of those persons are unvaccinated.
  • Dr. Richards announced that overnight, Tobago’s ICU has filled to capacity.
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