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Saturday, May 28, 2022


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Opposition MP: Health minister must ensure improved security of medical supplies

Following the recent theft of COVID-19 vaccines from the Couva District Health Facility, the Member of Parliament for Caroni East is calling on Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh to ensure security is tightened up at medical institutions.

Archbishop suspends all Catholic masses

The Catholic Archdiocese has cancelled, with immediate effect, all masses across the country. A statement by Archbishop Jason Gordon...

15 arrested for SOE and health regulation breaches

Fifteen people were arrested yesterday during anti-crime exercises in the Northern Division. The following is a press release from the TTPS:

9 COVID deaths, 249 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 9 additional COVID related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 1267. There are currently...

Another COVID death, 34 new cases

The following is a press release from the Ministry of Health: As of the afternoon of Wednesday 16h September, 2020 the Ministry reports the following:

One more COVID-19 patient discharged, bringing the total to 53

One more COVID-19 patient has been discharged. The Ministry of Health made the announcement in a press release issued this afternoon. This...

Another COVID vaccine snag

Two things happened yesterday that should be of concern to the population. Firstly, Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh announced that this country...

68 pregnant women contract COVID-19 in one week

Some 383 pregnant women have contracted COVID-19 since the pandemic began; however, 68 of these infections came within the last week, according to the Ministry of Health's Director of Women's Health Dr Adesh Sirjusingh, who described the occurrence as "very alarming".

United States donates 10,000 face masks and 40 hand thermometer scanners...

The Minister of National Security Stuart Young received 10,000 cloth face masks and 40 non-contact hand-held thermometer scanners from the United States...

Misinformation fuelling vaccine hesitancy, PAHO Director says

The PAHO director warns that misinformation is one of the most serious threats to public health, noting that it is most damaging when it fuels vaccine hesitancy.


Fire destroys apartment building in Princes Town

Over a dozen people are homeless tonight after a fire destroyed an apartment building in Princes Town. Among the affected is a...

Prison, Fire Officers wants starting offer of 10%

Prison and Fire Officers are tonight telling the Chief Personnel Officer that they will only start wage discussions at 10 percent. Accompanied...

Weather Forecast for May 28

Weather Forecast for May 28 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCcmnys57QE

Bamboo Village flood pump fire-bombed

Residents of Bamboo Village were spared a major disaster last night after someone allegedly fire-bombed a flood pump in the area. It's...

Business Watch: ANSA McAL completes acquisition of Monte Plata Solar Farm

Once bitten, twice shy. That's how ANSA McAL's Group CEO Anthony N Sabga III describes the conglomerate's approach to cyber-security following a...