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Thursday, November 26, 2020


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Pulchan: We’re doing everything possible to keep prisoners safe from COVID-19

Commissioner of Prisons (Ag), Dennis Pulchan, is reiterating his and his team’s determination and commitment to ensuring proper management and mitigation of the spread of COVID-19 among the prison population—inclusive of staff members, prison officers and inmates—as far as humanly possible.

16 new COVID cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 16 new COVID cases. The number of cases reflect samples taken during the period Nov 14th-Nov...

No new COVID cases in Tobago for 20 days

There are no new COVID-19 cases in Tobago for the past 20 days. Also, there are no active cases.

40 tickets issued for failure to wear mask

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is reporting that some 40 public health penalty notices were issued yesterday, Sunday 15 November 2020, across three policing divisions—namely Eastern, North Eastern and South Western Divisions.

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine is 94.5% effective, according to company data

(CNN) — The Moderna vaccine is 94.5% effective against coronavirus, according to early data released Monday by the company, making it the second vaccine in the United States to have a stunningly high success rate.

Another COVID death, 97 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded another COVID death. The person is male with pre-existing medical conditions. This brings the total number...

24 new COVID cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 24 new COVID cases. In a press release issued this afternoon, the ministry stated that of...

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.

BOATT wants stats showing drinking leads to COVID cases spikes

The Bar Keepers and Operators Association (BOATT) wants Dr Maryam Abdool-Richards—Principal Medical Officer / Institutions at the Ministry of Health—to provide scientific data which shows that the consumption of alcohol would lead persons to reduce their anti-COVID measures, namely face-mask wearing and social distancing.

31 new covid cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 30 new COVID cases. In a press release issued this afternoon, the Ministry stated that of...



Maduro calls for meeting with T&T Govt officials

The Government of Venezuela has invited Trinidad and Tobago Government officials to a meeting to discuss matters between the two countries. The request was made...

PM unsurprised over migrants backlash

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley issued a brief statement this morning, concerning recent developments with Venezuelan migrants, who had entered the country illegally.

Deportees defiantly return

Sascha Wilson Drenched, cold and hungry, 16 Venezuelan children and 11 adults who were deported over the weekend yesterday returned to Trinidad and Tobago’s shores...

They’re back! Venezuelans deported on Sunday return to T&T

After three days on the rough seas, 16 Venezuelan children, the youngest a four-month-old baby and the eldest child 14 years, along with 12 adults, mostly women, returned to the shores of Trinidad.

Mother grieves as case thrown out

PETER CHRISTOPHER [email protected] On the steps outside attorney Nafeesa Mohammed’s office yesterday, Gregoria Figueredo sat disconsolately. Her 11-year-old daughter was among the group of Venezuelan migrants...