The Eastern Regional Health Authority is informing the public that the rumour stating that there is an overrun of COVID-19 cases at the Sangre Grande Hospital is not true.

Members of the public are advised that the Sangre Grande Enhanced Health Centre General Practitioner’s Clinic was relocated to the Sangre Grande Hospital on May 1, 2021 and May 2, 2021 to facilitate scheduled maintenance works at the facility.

Kindly note that the Sangre Grande Hospital Accident and Emergency Department is fully functional and has not been relocated to facilitate any suspected cases of COVID-19.

Members of the public are asked to refrain from sharing false or misleading information about COVID-19.

Please get updates only from reliable sources such as the Ministry of Health ( and Ministry of Communications (

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