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Monday, April 19, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Stranded Trinis call for removal of exemption process

One group representing T&T nationals who cannot return home due to COVID-19 border restrictions says government should remove the exemption process altogether.

Third bar owner charged with breaching COVID-19 Regulations

TAMASHRAJ RAMKISSOON, owner of Tom's Bar and Liquor Mart in Freeport, is the third bar owner to be charged with breaching the current COVID-19 Regulations.

21 people fined in Sangre Grande for not wearing masks

Eastern Division Police are reminding the public that there is a zero tolerance to Public Health Ordinance Regulations infringements in the district.

NWRHA to double its vaccination sites

In light of growing public acceptance and demand for COVID-19 vaccines, the North West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) plans to double the...

$46B deficit in five years

Ryan Bachoo spoke with Economist Dr Vaalmikki Arjoon on the Morning Brew. He says revenue collections could have been higher if systems...

CMO: 182 community tests negative

Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram says all 182 random tests have come back negative.He was speaking at the COVID-19 press conference...

Another COVID death, 50 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID related death bringing the total to 110. In today's update, the Ministry also stated...

COVID-19 deaths near one million worldwide

The world's coronavirus death toll nears one million, with the US, Brazil and India making up nearly half of the total, according to Johns Hopkins University, which is tracking the disease globally.

BREAKING: Japan, IOC agree to postpone Olympics

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Zbe has reached an agreement with the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Summer...

Covid reinfection: Man gets Covid twice and second hit ‘more severe’

(BBC) — A man in the United States has caught Covid twice, with the second infection becoming far more dangerous than the first, doctors report.


Hernandez to be charged

Leader of the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Inspector Mark Hernandez, is set to be charged with misbehaviour in public office in relation to an investigation into the treatment of the suspects in the abduction and murder of Andrea Bharatt.

PM saddened as three killed after fiery crash

Three people were killed following a fiery, early Sunday morning crash along the Western Main Road, Westmoorings. The accident saw the driver of the car...

Missing woman found

Laura Gopaulchan, 25, of Ravine Sable Road, Longdenville, who was reported missing on April 15th, has been found. She came to the...

Farley to tie the knot

As COVID-19 cases climb across the country, news of fatal accidents, violence, and Tobago House of Assembly impasse preventing the Assembly from being fully...

Brazillian Variant found in T&T Population

Rishard Khan The Ministry of Health has detected the Brazillian Variant of Concern (P1) in a member of the...