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The Coronavirus Outbreak

New COVID restrictions

As of midnight on Monday, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says all food services- including street food- will be shut down. 

Deyalsingh: COVID-19 patients will not be housed in traditional hospital system

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says if the parallel health care system becomes overwhelmed, COVID-19 positive patients will not be housed in the traditional hospital system. 

Allegations of COVID protocols breach at Scarborough hospital

With over 11,000 COVID-19 positive cases in this country and the government's stringent measures to reduce the numbers, one woman's account of many alleged COVID breaches at the Scarborough General Hospital on April 26th is sending shock waves throughout the nation.

At current rate T&T active COVID cases set to pass 10,000...

Epidemiologist Dr Avery Hinds says if T&T continues to record new COVID-19 positive cases at the current rate, the country can see...

Rush for food trucks

Rush for food trucks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m_pS5J4-jQ

ERHA says rumours about overrun of COVID cases in Grande hospital...

The Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) is refuting claims that there is an overrun of COVID-19 cases at the Sangre Grande Hospital, as is currently being put about in social media.

4 more deaths, 326 new COVID cases

The latest update from the Ministry of Health is confirming that four more people have died from COVID-19, and 326 new positive cases, as at 4:00 pm on Friday 30 April 2021.

More WhatsApp numbers for ERHA’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment system

The Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) is informing members of the public of two (2) additional WhatsApp numbers for COVID-19 vaccine appointments: 274-1835, and 274-3109.

Govt must clarify position on family gatherings, says attorney

Attorney-at-law and former Opposition Senator, Larry Lalla, has expressed concern over statements made about family gatherings during the current lockdown period by the Prime Minister during his press conference, yesterday. He wants Government's position on the issue clarified.

Caribbean Airlines: Air-bridge flights reduced to 3

Caribbean Airlines will reduce the number of domestic air bridge flights between Trinidad and Tobago to three effective April 30th. This is...



42-year-old OJO staff member dies of COVID-19

A member of the OJO World media fraternity is one of the latest victims of COVID-19. Dane Savary, 42, was one of four people announced...

Sick mom says hospital care worse after media report

As she laid on a hospital bed, months after being admitted for a mystery illness, Jovianna Edmund used her limited data on her phone...

More medical staff testing positive for COVID-19

https://youtu.be/L6kFvxlnNec Jessie-May Ventour spoke to medical professionals on the Morning Brew. They say although they have not...

Snake in hospital delays cancer patients’ treatments

Scores of people lined up outside the Oncology Department of the San Fernando General Hospital on Thursday after a rat snake slithered inside the facility giving both patients and staff a good scare.

PMO warns as younger people die from COVID: You are not immune

As Trinidad and Tobago recorded its largest number of infections since the start of the pandemic in T&T, health officials are sending a...