The Ministry of Health reported no new cases of Covid-19 for the first time since November 2020 today, Friday 5 February 2021. So far, the first week of the month has seen 34 new cases of the virus. That brings the total number of Covid-19 cases since March to 7,607.
The rolling seven-day average is around 11 new cases per day.
The ministry also reported no new deaths, so the death toll remains at 135.
Last month, Trinidad and Tobago recorded seven fatalities and 414 confirmed cases of Covid-19. That was one more death than was recorded in December 2020 and 67 fewer cases than the 481 cases recorded at the close of last year.
The case fatality rate (CFR), which shows the ratio between confirmed deaths and confirmed cases, is 1.77%. Worldwide CFR is 2.2%.
The health ministry reported that 230 cases were active in the country. There are 28 patients in hospital with Covid-19 and 346 people are in state quarantine facilities. A further 202 people are in home self-isolation.