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MINISTRY OF HEALTH'S COVID-19 UPDATE #733

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 12th June to 18th June 2022:

THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS CONTINUES TO SEE CHANGES IN ITS COVID-19 POSITION. OVER THE PAST WEEK TWENTY-TWO (22) NEW CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

TEN (10) NEW RECOVERIES HAVE BEEN RECORDED, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERIES TO SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT (6128). THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CONFIRMED CASES IN THE TCI NOW STANDS AT THIRTY-TWO (32). ONE (1) CONFIRMED CASE HAS BEEN HOSPITALIZED BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS TO ONE (1). THE PUBLIC HEALTH TEAM CONTINUES TO IMPLEMENT AGGRESSIVE CONTACT TRACING AND CONTROL MEASURES IN RELATION TO ALL ACTIVE CASES.

TOTAL CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES IDENTIFIED IN THE TCI TO DATE STANDS AT SIX THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND ELEVEN (6211). NO (0) NEW COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS HAVE BEEN RECORDED. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IS THIRTY-SIX (36).

ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-NINE (169) NEW PCR TEST RESULTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED BY THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-nine thousand three hundred and eighty-eight (59,388) PCR test results and six thousand two hundred and eleven (6211) positive confirmations. In addition, three hundred and three (303) new Antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of Antigen test to Five hundred and forty-eight thousand one hundred and fifty-three (548,153). All persons confirmed not to have COVID-19, and any contacts, (if quarantined, will be removed from quarantine/observation status) are asked to continue following proper guidelines from the Ministry of Health.

Local testing is being conducted for persons in a range of categories, according to the national testing strategy. This includes frontline workers and those who may need to travel for treatment abroad. These persons would not be reflected in quarantine numbers.

The public is strongly urged to follow all health advice and guidelines from the Ministry, especially as we progress with the phased reopening.

Please note the following definitions:

  • A suspected person is someone who meets the case definition as outlined by WHO and CARPHA - and is experiencing symptoms.
  • A person in quarantine is an individual on island who may have come in proximity to suspected or confirmed cases - and have not exhibited symptoms.

Let's continue to reduce the risk by:

  1. Washing our hands for 20secs or more.
  2. Wearing of masks required in public.
  3. Practicing social distancing.
  4. Prepare your home, office and other surroundings by following the advice of the Ministry of Health and other credible health agencies.
  5. Cover your coughs and sneezes (use your elbow or a tissue which should be properly disposed of).
  6. Keep frequently touched surfaces clean e.g. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
  7. Protect those who are vulnerable in the community such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.
  8. Do not discriminate against persons who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website, www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or call our hotline numbers, (649) 232-9444 and (649) 333-0911, if you or someone you know has symptoms or signs of COVID-19.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH'S COVID-19 UPDATE #732

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 5th June to 11th June 2022:

THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS CONTINUES TO SEE CHANGES IN ITS COVID-19 POSITION. OVER THE PAST WEEK TWENTY-NINE (29) NEW CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

THIRTY-TWO (32) NEW RECOVERIES HAVE BEEN RECORDED, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERIES TO SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN (6118). THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CONFIRMED CASES IN THE TCI NOW STANDS AT TWENTY (20). THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS REMAINS ZERO (0). THE PUBLIC HEALTH TEAM CONTINUES TO IMPLEMENT AGGRESSIVE CONTACT TRACING AND CONTROL MEASURES IN RELATION TO ALL ACTIVE CASES.

TOTAL CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES IDENTIFIED IN THE TCI TO DATE STANDS AT SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-NINE (6189). NO (0) NEW COVID-19

RELATED DEATHS HAVE BEEN RECORDED. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IS THIRTY-SIX (36).

ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SIX (136) NEW PCR TEST RESULTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED BY THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-nine thousand two hundred and nineteen (59,219) PCR test results and six thousand one hundred and eighty-nine (6189) positive confirmations. In addition, seven thousand six hundred and four (7604) new Antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of Antigen test to Five hundred and forty-seven thousand eight hundred and twenty-six (547,826). All persons confirmed not to have COVID-19, and any contacts, (if quarantined, will be removed from quarantine/observation status) are asked to continue following proper guidelines from the Ministry of Health.

Local testing is being conducted for persons in a range of categories, according to the national testing strategy. This includes frontline workers and those who may need to travel for treatment abroad. These persons would not be reflected in quarantine numbers.

The public is strongly urged to follow all health advice and guidelines from the Ministry, especially as we progress with the phased reopening.

Please note the following definitions:

  • A suspected person is someone who meets the case definition as outlined by WHO and CARPHA - and is experiencing symptoms.
  • A person in quarantine is an individual on island who may have come in proximity to suspected or confirmed cases - and have not exhibited symptoms.

Let's continue to reduce the risk by:

  1. Washing our hands for 20secs or more.
  2. Wearing of masks required in public.
  3. Practicing social distancing.
  4. Prepare your home, office and other surroundings by following the advice of the Ministry of Health and other credible health agencies.
  5. Cover your coughs and sneezes (use your elbow or a tissue which should be properly disposed of).
  6. Keep frequently touched surfaces clean e.g. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
  7. Protect those who are vulnerable in the community such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.
  8. Do not discriminate against persons who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website, www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or call our hotline numbers, (649) 232-9444 and (649) 333-0911, if you or someone you know has symptoms or signs of COVID-19.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH'S COVID-19 UPDATE #731

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 29th May to 4th June 2022:

THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS CONTINUES TO SEE CHANGES IN ITS COVID-19 POSITION. OVER THE PAST WEEK TWELVE (12) NEW CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

NINETEEN (19) NEW RECOVERIES HAVE BEEN RECORDED, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERIES TO SIX THOUSAND AND EIGHTY-SIX (6086). THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CONFIRMED CASES IN THE TCI NOW STANDS AT TWENTY-THREE (23). THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS REMAINS ZERO (0). THE PUBLIC HEALTH TEAM CONTINUES TO IMPLEMENT AGGRESSIVE CONTACT TRACING AND CONTROL MEASURES IN RELATION TO ALL ACTIVE CASES.

TOTAL CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES IDENTIFIED IN THE TCI TO DATE STANDS AT SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY (6160). NO (0) NEW COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS HAVE BEEN RECORDED. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IS THIRTY-SIX (36). SIXTY-NINE (69) NEW PCR TEST RESULTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED BY THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-nine thousand and eighty-three (59,083) PCR test results and six thousand one hundred and sixty (6160) positive confirmations. In addition, nine thousand six hundred and thirty-four (9634) new Antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of Antigen test to Five hundred and forty thousand two hundred and twenty-two (540,222). All persons confirmed not to have COVID-19, and any contacts, (if quarantined, will be removed from quarantine/observation status) are asked to continue following proper guidelines from the Ministry of Health.

Local testing is being conducted for persons in a range of categories, according to the national testing strategy. This includes frontline workers and those who may need to travel for treatment abroad. These persons would not be reflected in quarantine numbers.

The public is strongly urged to follow all health advice and guidelines from the Ministry, especially as we progress with the phased reopening.

Please note the following definitions:

  • A suspected person is someone who meets the case definition as outlined by WHO and CARPHA - and is experiencing symptoms.
  • A person in quarantine is an individual on island who may have come in proximity to suspected or confirmed cases - and have not exhibited symptoms.

Let's continue to reduce the risk by:

  1. Washing our hands for 20secs or more.
  2. Wearing of masks required in public.
  3. Practicing social distancing.
  4. Prepare your home, office and other surroundings by following the advice of the Ministry of Health and other credible health agencies.
  5. Cover your coughs and sneezes (use your elbow or a tissue which should be properly disposed of).
  6. Keep frequently touched surfaces clean e.g. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
  7. Protect those who are vulnerable in the community such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.
  8. Do not discriminate against persons who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website, www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or call our hotline numbers, (649) 232-9444 and (649) 333-0911, if you or someone you know has symptoms or signs of COVID-19.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH'S COVID-19 UPDATE #730

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 22nd May to 28th May 2022:

THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS CONTINUES TO SEE CHANGES IN ITS COVID-19 POSITION. OVER THE PAST WEEK TWENTY-FIVE (25) NEW CASES OF COVID-19 HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

TWENTY-THREE (23) NEW RECOVERIES HAVE BEEN RECORDED, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF RECOVERIES TO SIX THOUSAND AND SIXTY-SEVEN (6067). THE NUMBER OF ACTIVE CONFIRMED CASES IN THE TCI NOW STANDS AT THIRTY (30). THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOSPITALIZATIONS REMAINS ZERO (0). THE PUBLIC HEALTH TEAM CONTINUES TO IMPLEMENT AGGRESSIVE CONTACT TRACING AND CONTROL MEASURES IN RELATION TO ALL ACTIVE CASES.

TOTAL CONFIRMED POSITIVE CASES IDENTIFIED IN THE TCI TO DATE STANDS AT SIX THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHT (6148). NO (0) NEW COVID-19 RELATED DEATHS HAVE BEEN RECORDED. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DEATHS IS THIRTY-SIX (36).

ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE (165) NEW PCR TEST RESULTS HAVE BEEN RECORDED BY THE NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-nine thousand and fourteen (59,014) PCR test results and six thousand one hundred and forty-eight (6148) positive confirmations. In addition, seven thousand five hundred and eleven (7511) new Antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of Antigen test to Five hundred and thirty thousand and fifty-seven (530,057). All persons confirmed not to have COVID-19, and any contacts, (if quarantined, will be removed from quarantine/observation status) are asked to continue following proper guidelines from the Ministry of Health.

Local testing is being conducted for persons in a range of categories, according to the national testing strategy. This includes frontline workers and those who may need to travel for treatment abroad. These persons would not be reflected in quarantine numbers.

The public is strongly urged to follow all health advice and guidelines from the Ministry, especially as we progress with the phased reopening.

Please note the following definitions:

  • A suspected person is someone who meets the case definition as outlined by WHO and CARPHA - and is experiencing symptoms.
  • A person in quarantine is an individual on island who may have come in proximity to suspected or confirmed cases - and have not exhibited symptoms.

Let's continue to reduce the risk by:

  1. Washing our hands for 20secs or more.
  2. Wearing of masks required in public.
  3. Practicing social distancing.
  4. Prepare your home, office and other surroundings by following the advice of the Ministry of Health and other credible health agencies.
  5. Cover your coughs and sneezes (use your elbow or a tissue which should be properly disposed of).
  6. Keep frequently touched surfaces clean e.g. tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets and sinks.
  7. Protect those who are vulnerable in the community such as the elderly or those with underlying health conditions.
  8. Do not discriminate against persons who have or are suspected of having COVID-19.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website, www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or call our hotline numbers, (649) 232-9444 and (649) 333-0911, if you or someone you know has symptoms or signs of COVID-19.

MIGRANT HEALTH EVALUATION UNIT RE-OPENS

The Ministry of Health and Human Services wishes to advise the public that the Migrant Health Unit will resume services as of Tuesday 31st May, 2022. The Unit will resume services from 9:00am to 2:00pm weekdays.

We also wish to remind the general public of our service schedule which will remain the same as it was prior to closing.

Monday

Collect Invoice/Certificate

Tuesday

Submit Medical Application Conducted Overseas/Status Update (Agencies, Hotels and Corporate Bodies)

Wednesday

Submit Application Medical Application Conducted Overseas/Status Update (Individuals Only)

Thursday

Submit Application/Status Update (Local Clinics Only)

Friday

Collect Invoice/Certificate

The Migrant Health Unit is asking persons who have previously paid for their Medical Certificates and have not yet collected them to please attend the Migrant Health Evaluation offices in Providenciales and Grand Turk for collection. Please bring with you a copy of your passport and payment receipt when attending for verification purposes.

The Immigration and Labor Departments will only be accepting the new version of the Certificate of Good Health. Therefore, persons who have already collected their certificates and have not yet submitted it to the Immigration or Labor Department are advised to return to the Migrant Health Unit for a reprint of the current version of certificate.

In a statement from the Minister of Health and Human Services, Honourable Jamell Robinson, Cabinet approved at its most recent meeting that “A 3-month moratorium has been granted on the requirement to submit a migrant health certificate for the renewal of work permits effective June 1-August 31 2022 with an option to extend a further 3 months.”

For further details and guidance on any of the above mentioned, please do not hesitate to contact the Ministry via Ph. (649) 338-5063. Our staff remains committed to working along with the General Public to maintain a healthy environment and we anticipate your full cooperation in this matter.