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Wednesday, August 5, 2020


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Rowley: No postponement of elections

Despite an increase in locally spread COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the August 10 General Election will go on.

CoP reminds political parties to adhere to COVID guidelines

In a press release issued this afternoon Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith reminded all political parties that they must get permission from...

Two discharged from Caura, one more tests COVID-19 positive

One new positive COVID-19 test puts the total number of persons infected this year at 157, and two more persons have been discharged from the Caura Hospital.

MOH COVID update: 7346 samples sent for testing

The following is a press from the Ministry of Health: As of the afternoon of Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

PEP writes President requesting elections postponement

The Progressive Empowerment Party (PEP) is continuing its calls to have the 2020 General Election postponed from its scheduled date of Monday 10th August 2020, arguing the current COVID-19 pandemic is a serious threat to the national community.

CMO: COVID-19 contracted from migrant

Rishard Khan ([email protected]) Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram has confirmed that one of the recent cases of COVID-19...

MOH COVID update: One more positive case

The Ministry of Health has recorded one additional case of Covid-19. There are currently 18 hospitalised COVID-19 patients, one of which is...

T&TEC Marabella closed for sanitisation after suspected COVID case visits branch

The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) has closed its Marabella branch as a precautionary measure after a suspected COVID case visited...

MOE: SEA date to remain the same

The Ministry of Education says the Secondary Entrance Exam (SEA) date will remain the same despite one student testing positive for COVID...

Five more test positive for COVID-19, three of them imported cases

Five more persons have tested positive for COVID-19, three of whom are imported cases, according to the latest COVID-19 update from the Ministry of Health.


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

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

Two new COVID cases

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

Recent COVID-19 cases may be linked

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...

Education associations disagree on closing schools

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...

Toddler drowns in swimming pool

[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...