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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

COVID-19

The Coronavirus Outbreak

Opposition Leader wants meeting with PM to discuss COVID-19 impacts

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The Opposition Leader has written to the Prime Minister, requesting an urgent meeting between Government and Opposition members, on the COVID-19 crisis.

RHAs to discuss increased health coverage for workers with CPO

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Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says the Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) will be approaching the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) to see what other coverage could be offered to health care workers.

Zoo closed until further notice

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The Zoological Society of T&T says the Emperor Valley Zoo will remain closed until further notice, as part of its anti-COVID-19 measures...

CARPHA Salutes Lab Professionals in Celebration of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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CARPHA has singled out laboratory professionals for special praise this week, as part of its observance of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, which runs from April 19th to 25th, 2020.

CoP: TTPS may have to close banks, supermarkets, and markets

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The Police Commissioner is reminding businesses to encourage and help customers outside their establishments to practice social/physical distancing...

MOH UPDATE 152: 116 positive cases, 72 discharged

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The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health: As part of the national drive to safeguard...

TTCSI: We agree with phased reopening, but where do we fit...

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Hema Ramkissoon spoke to TTCSI President Lara Quentrall-Thomas on the Morning Brew. She says the government needs to consider the impact of...

1.5 million Caribbean jobs lost because of COVID-19—ILO

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is forecasting that 9.9 per cent of working hours in the Caribbean are expected to be lost during the second quarter of 2020, because of the impact of COVID-19.

No new reported cases of COVID-19 in 19 days

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 The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health: As part of the national drive to safeguard...

ACS Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Health to coordinate COVD-19 responses...

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The First Extraordinary Meeting of ACS Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Ministers of Health on COVID-19 was held today (Tuesday 24 March), virtually, via video-conferencing, in keeping with social distancing protocols to reduce coronavirus infection and spread.

TRENDING

10 new COVID cases, 3 requiring further investigation to prove origin

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The Ministry of Health has announced a whopping 10 new COVID cases. The Ministry of Health provides the following...

Two new COVID cases

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The Ministry of Health has announced two new COVID-19 cases. The announcement was made it the 6 pm update...
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Recent COVID-19 cases may be linked

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Since July 20, there have been some 14 cases of COVID-19 whose sources of infection were unknown at the time and resulted in almost...
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Education associations disagree on closing schools

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Two main education organisations are calling for the immediate suspension of in-person classes in light of the uptick of COVID-19 cases, but another is...
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Toddler drowns in swimming pool

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[email protected] While his father worked nearby, a four-year-old toddler, left in the care of his grandmother, fell into a swimming pool in Rio Claro and...