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The Coronavirus Outbreak

MOH COVID-19 update: Two patients discharged from Caura hospital

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health: The Ministry of Health...

Nursing Assoc: Six nurses test positive at EWMSC in 2 weeks

Six registered nurses in the last two weeks tested positive for COVID19 at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mt. Hope. President of the...

Ministry: 110 tested, 5 confirmed as positive

The following is a statement by the Ministry of Health: As part of the national drive to safeguard the...

T&T facing a nursing crisis

President of the National Nursing Association Idi Stuart says over 100 nurses have left their jobs in search of greener pastures abroad.

Kamla: Now PM admits he messed up with COVID-19 vaccine

Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad Bissessar SC MP, has renewed her call for a repeal of the current Procurement Act, and for Parliament to put in place more comprehensive legislation, as well as for a probe into the current arrangements being made with the Chinese Government for COVID-19 vaccines.

Pandemic health costs pushed half a billion people into poverty

More than half a billion people globally were pushed into extreme poverty last year as they paid for health costs out of their own pockets during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the World Health Organization and the World Bank.

Tobago records 2nd COVID death

CAMILLE McEACHNIE A 57-year-old woman has died from COVID-19 in Tobago. She...

Emergency shelters needed for COVID-19 displaced persons

Couva North MP Ramona Ramdial, is recommending that Government set up emergency shelters, for those displaced by the COVID-19 crisis...

COVID-19 cases increase 50% in the Americas in the last week...

From December 19 to 25, more than half of countries and territories in the region reported an increase in cases of over 20%. The Omicron Variant of Concern has been reported in 27 countries and territories of the Americas.

China puts city of 13 million in lockdown ahead of Olympics

The restrictions in the north-eastern city of Xi’an took effect at midnight Wednesday, with no word on when they might be lifted.