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Tuesday, July 27, 2021


The Coronavirus Outbreak

11 new COVID cases, but no new deaths

The latest update from the Ministry of Health is confirming 11 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 606 patients.

Health ministry issues new protocols for new COVID-19 strain

The Health Ministry reiterates the need for a negative PCR test three days before travelling, as well as a mandatory 14-day quarantine period for those entering Trinidad and Tobago from the UK.

Health Minister: All 63 surveillance tests negative

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says 63 surveillance tests were done since last Tuesday and all have returned negative for COVID-19.

Another COVID death, 15 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID related death. The person was and elderly female with comorbidities. This brings the total...

NP on COVID prevention when using fuel pumps

The Trinidad & Tobago National Petroleum Marketing Company Limited (NP) recently purchased and distributed an additional supply of disposable gloves and hand...

How a birthday cruise turned tragic for T&T’s 1st COVID victim

by Joshua Seemungal Vernise Theresa Byer-Lodge was Victim Number 4. The day after she died from...

Call for doctors to get random drug tests

Ryan Bachoo spoke to RebuildTT President Gregory Lal-Beharie on the Morning Brew. He says testing needs to start at the Medical Student...

Crime dropped 25 percent this year says Police Commissioner

The police commissioner says the country has seen a 25 percent drop in crime this year, with 64 fewer murders occurring, when compared with trends in 2019.

64 more tested by no new positive COVID cases today

Despite 64 new tests, Trinidad and Tobago has not registered any new COVID cases today. The following is a statement by the...

Kamla wants Govt to come clean on COVID vaccine deals

Opposition Leader and former Prime Minister, Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC MP, is calling on the Rowley Administration to tell the truth about their COVID-19 vaccines acquisition.


CONFIRMED! Kids die in early morning fire in Maraval

Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Marlon Smith, has confirmed the deaths of three children who were trapped in a fire in a house in Rookery Nook, Maraval.

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...

Maraval family plunged into mourning as kids die in house fire

A Maraval family, along with their friends and neighbours in Rookery Nook, Maraval, has been plunged into mourning today, following the ghastly news that three children perished in a fire at their home.

COVID-19 cases rising

According to Technical Director of the Ministry of Health's Epidemiology Division, Dr Avery Hinds, there has been a slow but steady increase in case numbers over the past three weeks.

Family of four robbed during home invasion… Suspects still at large

Police are looking for six men who invaded a house in Caroni, held hostage four family members including a 72-year-old man and a 66-year-old woman, and escaped with $.8 million in loot on Sunday morning.