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The Coronavirus Outbreak

7 COVID deaths, 254 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 7 additional COVID related death. This brings the total number of deaths to 1077. There are...

Tobago COVID breakdown

Tobago COVID breakdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIqsBdbHBQA

Walk-in vaccination system off to slow start

No long lines and no rush yesterday on the first day of the Ministry of Health’s walk-in system for its COVID-19 national vaccination programme....

Hinds defends decision to deny Canadian entry into T&T

The National Security Minister wants people who wish to enter this country’s borders to respect the laws of Trinidad and Tobago and not try...

Tobago recording alarming COVID highs

Tobago is expected to end July 2021 with its deadliest and most infectious month for COVID-19, besting records set only last month. Based on...

Chaguanas Chamber head condemns ‘draconian’ tactics to get workers vaccinated

The Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) has appealed to business owners to avoid strong-arming their employees in efforts to have them vaccinated....

Flood forces mass vaccination site to close in Penal

Sascha Wilson For another day several residents in south Trinidad were marooned in their homes while farmers were left counting their losses. ...

13 COVID deaths, 310 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 13 additional COVID related death. This brings the total number of deaths to 1070. There are...

15 arrested for SOE and health regulation breaches

Fifteen people were arrested yesterday during anti-crime exercises in the Northern Division. The following is a press release from the TTPS:

MOH releases updated WHO approved vaccine combinations list

The Ministry of Health has updated its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine combinations. The following is a press release from...


25 held for breach of curfew at pool party

Twenty-five persons were arrested for breach of the curfew and the Public Health Regulations, during an Operation Strike Back 3 exercise conducted in El Socorro, on Sunday night.

Police to increase roadblocks and patrols before start of curfew

Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith confirms that beginning tonight, the TTPS will intensify patrols and roadblocks because of the increase in vehicular traffic two hours prior to the start of the daily 9 pm curfew.

Brace for further hike in food prices

In the last six months, there have been steep increases in the prices of imported food items. The price of pigtails, according to importers, skyrocketed...

Cops seize $64 million in drugs, arrest 3

Police have seized narcotics with a street value of over $64 million and have arrested three people in Quinam. The arrests were as a result...

Health Ministry issues recall of Tyson meat product

The Ministry of Health advises the public that "Tyson® Fully Cooked Oven Roasted Diced Chicken Breast – Boneless Skinless with Rib Meat, Seasoned" has...