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The Coronavirus Outbreak

CMO warns Delta variant might get here soon

Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram believes it's only a matter of time before T&T gets its first case of the Delta Variant.

15 COVID deaths, 258 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 15 additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 1018. There are...

PM: I too asked unvaccinated security officers to stay away

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says he has asked that unvaccinated security officers not be rostered to work on his security detail.

Health Minister visits drive-through vaccination site

As the ministry of health ramps up its efforts to vaccinate the population, a drive-through programme has been started at the Frankie...

Tobago records single highest new COVID cases

There are 52 new COVID-19 cases in Tobago. This is the highest number of cases recorded in a 24-hour period since March 2020.

3 COVID deaths, 272 cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded three additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 1003. There are...

DOMA facilitating vaccine appointments for retail sector

The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) is facilitating appointments for vaccination of staff of the retail sector. DOMA says the arrangements...

Health Ministry gets US$37,600 worth in PPE from US Govt

The Ministry of Health has received a substantial donation of PPE or Personal Protective Equipment from the United States Government—worth some US$37,600 (TT$255,033.58).

COVID-19 not top killer in T&T

Despite the country recording 1,000 COVID-19 related deaths, the disease does not hold the top spot for the biggest contributor to deaths locally.

T&T’s grim COVID milestone- 1000 lives lost

Since April 1st, the country has lost over 850 people to the deadly disease, so it begs the question, what caused this...



$40M floating hotel boost for Carnival 2023

There may be still question marks over Carnival 2022, but one Caribbean entrepreneur’s seven year dream may see Carnival 2023 yet become the biggest...

'If I can't have you nobody else can' – Woman stabbed by common-law husband

A 35-year-old woman was stabbed and wounded after her common-law husband threatened her not to have anyone else but him at their home in...

Septuagenarian called to the bar…live your life and forget your age

Many people who are about to reach retirement age look forward to taking it easy, taking up a pastime or hobby such as gardening,...

Unvaccinated Special Branch officers moved from Pres, PM security details

Unvaccinated Special Branch police officers have been moved from President Paula-Mae Weekes and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s security details. Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith...

Dil-E-Nadan drummer dies suddenly

Hours after Trinidad & Tobago said goodbye to cultural icon Lutalo “Brother Resistance” Masimba, there is mourning at the loss of another musician. The...