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The Coronavirus Outbreak

20 arrested and charged with breach of COVID regulations

Twenty persons were arrested and charged yesterday by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force, Charford Court Base, for breach of the Covid-19...

Opposition Leader: Time for united front

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bisesesar is calling on the Government to engage all stakeholders and the Opposition to form a united front...

5 more COVID deaths, 324 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded five additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 196. The ministry...

Finance Minister to announce relief measures for citizens affected by lockdown

Finance Minister Colm Imbert is expected to announce relief measures to citizens affected by the lockdowns to curb the spread of the...

New restrictions

From midnight tonight, public transport will move from 75 per cent capacity to 50 per cent capacity and all construction will cease...

Dr. Trotman: COVID patients more ill, taking longer to recover

Thoracic Medical Director at the Caura Hospital, Dr Michelle Trotman, says COVID-19 patients coming into the parallel health care system are coming...

Parallel health system at 70% capacity

As of Friday morning, the parallel health system has reached 70 per cent capacity- the highest number since the first case of...

Epidemiologist: COVID cases exceeding projection

The current daily number of positive COVID-19 cases is exceeding projections made several weeks ago by the Ministry of Health.

PM: More restrictions needed

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the time has come for further closures and continued enforcement of Public Health Regulations.

BPTT confirms seven COVID cases on offshore rig

Seven people working on the Maersk Discoverer offshore drilling rig have tested positive for COVID-19, bpTT has confirmed."



Mom dies of COVID, dad warded…fearful their toddlers could end up parentless

In a wobbly and brittle tone, 36-year-old COVID-19 patient Rodney Baker spoke to Guardian Media via his cell phone. Warded at the Couva Hospital...

No food for children on Mother’s Day

Instead of preparing a special meal and enjoying Mother’s Day yesterday, a Claxton Bay mother had nothing to feed her four children. Susan Niles, 42,...

Young doctor dies suddenly

A selfless and dedicated doctor, whose main objective was always to deliver quality health care to his patients, even at the risk of...

Imbert: $1500 and $1000 relief grants for persons who lost their jobs during current...

A salary relief grant for the month of May will be made available for people who have lost the jobs during this...

Virologist on CDC’s latest COVID warning: T&T can lose fight if citizens do not...

As the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to climb, virologist Professor Christopher Oura is warning that if citizens do not play their...