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MINISTRY OF HEALTH'S COVID-19 UPDATE #729

The ministry of health advises the public that as of 15th May to 21st May 2022:

The Turks and Caicos Islands continues to see changes in its Covid-19 position. Over the past week twenty-six (26) new cases of Covid-19 have been identified.

Eighteen (18) new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total number of recoveries to six thousand and forty-four (6044). The number of active confirmed cases in the TCI now stands at twenty-eight (28). 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 twenty-three (6123). No (0) new covid-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of deaths is thirty-six (36).

One hundred and thirty-five (135) new PCR test results have been recorded by the National Public Health Laboratory. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-eight thousand eight hundred and forty-nine (58,849) PCR test results and six thousand one hundred and twenty-three (6123) positive confirmations. In addition, seven thousand four hundred and seventy-nine (7479) new antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of antigen test to five hundred and twenty-one thousand four hundred and eight (521,408). 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 #728

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 8th May to 14th May 2022:

The Turks & Caicos islands continues to see changes in its Covid-19 position. Over the past week fifty-one (51) new cases of Covid-19 have been identified.

Sixty-three (63) new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the

Total number of recoveries to six thousand and twenty-six (6026).

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 and ninety-seven (6097). No (0) new covid-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of deaths is thirty-six (36).

One hundred and fourty-one (141) new PCR test results have been recorded by the national public health laboratory. To date, the TCI has recorded a total of fifty-eight thousand seven hundred and fourteen (58,714) PCR test results and six thousand and ninety-seven (6097) positive confirmations. In addition, five Thousand nine hundred and fifty (5950) new antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of antigen test to five hundred and twelve thousand and fifty (512,050). 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 #727

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 1st may to 7th May 2022:

The Turks & Caicos islands continues to see changes in its Covid-19 position. Over the past week fifty-one (51) new cases of Covid-19 have been identified.

Forty-five (45) new recoveries have been recorded, bringing the total number of recoveries to five thousand nine hundred and sixty-three (5963). The number of active confirmed cases in the TCI now stands at thirty-two (32). One (1) confirmed case has been released bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 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 and forty-six (6046). No (0) new Covid-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of deaths is thirty-six (36).

One hundred and twenty-five (125) new PCR results have been recorded by the national public health laboratory. To date, the TCI has Recorded a total of fifty-eight thousand five hundred and seventy-three (58,573) PCR test results and six thousand and forty-six (6046) positive confirmations. In addition, seven thousand one hundred and fourteen (7114) new antigen test have been recorded, bringing the total number of antigen test to five hundred and five thousand three hundred and fifty- four (505,354). 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 #726

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 24th April to 30th April 2022:

OVER THE PAST WEEK Thirty-two (32) NEW cases of COVID-19 have been identified.

The number of Active confirmed cases in the TCI stands at Twenty-six (26).

Fifty-six (56) New recoveries.

One hundred and eighty-one (181) new PCR test conducted.

Eight thousand four hundred and eighty-two (8482) new Antigen test have been recorded.

One (1) person hospitalized.

No (0) new COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of Deaths is thirty-six (36).

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 #725

The Ministry of Health advises the public that as of 17th April to 23rd April 2022:

OVER THE PAST WEEK Eighteen (18) NEW cases of COVID-19 have been identified.

The number of Active confirmed cases in the TCI stands at Fifty (50).

No (0) New recoveries.

One hundred and forty-six (146) new PCR test conducted.

Ten thousand and ninety-two (10,092) new Antigen test have been recorded.

Zero (0) persons hospitalized.

No (0) new COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded. The total number of Deaths is thirty-six (36).

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.