Confirmed Covid-19 Cases in the Caribbean Spiraling Upwards

April 2, 2020

The latest COVID-19 statistics in the Caribbean show that confirmed COVID-19 cases are spiraling upward. The Dominican Republic reported 1109 cases, the highest number in the region thus far.

Countries in the South and Central American region are also seeing an increase in cases. According to the John Hopkins Coronavirus Resources Centre on April 1. 


Columbia has over 900 cases, Costa Rica has over 300 cases, Barbados has 46 Cuba and Honduras has more than 150 cases, Bahamas has at least 24 cases, Jamaica 47 cases, Guatemala over 39, Haiti 11 cases(Less testing), Guyana 19 cases, Countries with less than 10 confirmed cases are Suriname, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Trinidad and Tobago reported their 5th death this morning, the man was suffering from pre-existing health issues.

The country now has 94 confirmed cases and 1 person has recovered and discharged. It was revealed that 49 of the cases are persons who returned from overseas.

Micro droplets can stay in the air for a longer time than the scientists had thought they could before and persons in the health care department are recommending that people should wear masks when they are going out.


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