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The Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus concerns hit travel agencies

[email protected] Travel agencies are taking a hit as fears over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to grow. This is following calls placed to several travel...

Deyalsingh: Health workers won’t get masks unless needed

There are more than enough N-95 masks in the public sector in event of a COVID-19 outbreak and a further 25,000 masks arrive next...

Health Minister: “T&T prepared for when COVID-19 comes…”

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, has confirmed that Trinidad and Tobago has operationalised its National Pandemic Preparedness Plan, to ensure the country’s readiness...

Chief Medical Officer says no Covid-19 case in T&T

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Roshan Parasram, has dismissed rumours that there is a suspected case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in T&T.

Frontline workers not ready for COVID-19

Stories by [email protected] Frontline workers are not prepared with the right equipment and procedures for an outbreak of COVID-19, say officials of the Public Service Association...

Lee pleased with COVID-19 plans for Couva Hospital

While United National Congress (UNC) chairman David Lee is pleased that the Couva Hospital will be used as part of Government’s COVID-19 action plan,...

Jamaica intensifies measures against COVID-19

Jamaica has announced new measures as the country prepares for the possibility of an outbreak of COVID-19. The country has...

Health Ministry increases restrictions as coronavirus spreads

As the coronavirus spreads globally, five more countries have been added to this country's travel restriction. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says as...

Coronavirus misinformation

How many of you have fallen victim to fake news about the coronavirus? Chances are, in this technological age, misinformation...

PAHO urges region to ramp up prep against Covid-19

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is urging countries in the region to intensify their plans to prepare and respond to Covid-19, given the...


Barkeepers Association issues apology to PM Rowley

The Barkeepers & Operators Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BOATT) has issued an apology to Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, for statements made by former interim president, Teron Mohan, following the PM’s press conference, yesterday, Saturday 21 November 2020.

Judge rules deported migrants must be returned

A High Court Judge has ordered the T&T Defence Force to return a group of Venezuelan migrant women and children, who were deported with legal proceedings pending yesterday.

Construction worker killed in shooting incident

Police are trying to determine the motive behind the killing of a 39-year-old construction worker in a shooting incident in Morvant, on Sunday night.

Soldier, police officer, hurt in Toco crash

A police officer and soldier were injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling in ran off the Toco Road and crashed into...

Truck rips down utility poles

A gas truck ripped down utility poles in Sobo Village, La Brea, this morning, causing a traffic pile up and damaging at least one house.