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Thursday, November 26, 2020


The Coronavirus Outbreak

More COVID testing at Maximum Security Prison this week

Over 200 inmates at the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) in Arouca will undergo swabbing for testing for Covid-19 on Wednesday and Thursday, this week.

Wear masks at beach or risk closure again

The Ministry of Health is strongly urging members of the public to adhere to COVID guidelines when attending the beach or risk...

No new COVID cases reported

The Ministry of Health has not recorded any new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The following is a graphic from...

COVID testing and tracing continues at Maximum Security Prison

A video showing inmates of the Maximum Security Prison (MSP) being moved to a cordoned-off area of the facility is now in...

Pfizer says early analysis shows its Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective

(CNN) — Drugmaker Pfizer said Monday an early look at data from its coronavirus vaccine shows it is more than 90% effective -- a much better than expected efficacy if the trend continues.

11 new COVID cases, but no new deaths

The latest update from the Ministry of Health is confirming 11 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 606 patients.

TTOC urges strict adherence to Health Ministry protocols

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Brian Lewis, is urging all sporting organisations, sport administrators and athletes to adhere closely to the health and safety guidelines and protocols issued by the Ministry of Health, to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

New changes to COVID-19 Exemption Policy

State quarantine or state-supervised quarantine for seven days for returning T&T nationals is one of several changes to the COVID-19 Exemption Policy, which were announced by Minister of National Security, Stuart Young MP, yesterday.

24 new COVID cases, but active cases declining

The latest update from the Ministry of Health is confirming 24 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 603 patients.

BOATT hoping to hear PM relax sector restrictions tomorrow

The Barkeepers & Operators Association of Trinidad & Tobago (BOATT) is hoping that when the Prime Minister addresses the country tomorrow, during his Saturday press conference, that he will announce an ease of restrictions on the Food and Beverage Sector.



Maduro calls for meeting with T&T Govt officials

The Government of Venezuela has invited Trinidad and Tobago Government officials to a meeting to discuss matters between the two countries. The request was made...

PM unsurprised over migrants backlash

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley issued a brief statement this morning, concerning recent developments with Venezuelan migrants, who had entered the country illegally.

Deportees defiantly return

Sascha Wilson Drenched, cold and hungry, 16 Venezuelan children and 11 adults who were deported over the weekend yesterday returned to Trinidad and Tobago’s shores...

They’re back! Venezuelans deported on Sunday return to T&T

After three days on the rough seas, 16 Venezuelan children, the youngest a four-month-old baby and the eldest child 14 years, along with 12 adults, mostly women, returned to the shores of Trinidad.

Mother grieves as case thrown out

PETER CHRISTOPHER [email protected] On the steps outside attorney Nafeesa Mohammed’s office yesterday, Gregoria Figueredo sat disconsolately. Her 11-year-old daughter was among the group of Venezuelan migrants...