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The Coronavirus Outbreak

WHO panel OKs emergency use of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Friday gave its authorization for emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by China’s Sinopharm, potentially paving the way for millions of the doses to reach needy countries through a U.N.-backed program rolling out coronavirus vaccines.

Government gives rationale for shutting down PriceSmart

Minister in the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs, Renuka Sagramsingh-Sooklal said PriceSmart sells more than just grocery items.

2 more COVID deaths, 291 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded two more COVID related deaths, this brings the total number of deaths to 191. Two hundred...

MOH: 33,6OO doses of AstraZeneca vaccine will arrive next week

The Ministry of Health will receive 33,600 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine via the COVAX facility next week.

4 COVID deaths, 399 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded four additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 189 In its...

WASA adjusts operations in light of latest COVID restrictions

The Water and Sewerage Authority is advising the public of changes to its operations and delivery of services, in order to comply with the most recent COVID-19 Regulations.

6 more COVID deaths

The Ministry of Health has recorded 6 more COVID deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 185. In its daily...

CoP sets up COVID-19 Hotline

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has set up a Covid-19 Legal Hotline through the Legal Department of the Trinidad and Tobago Police...

CoP: Little deterrent for aiding illegal Venezuelans into TT

Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, has expressed concern over what he says is a dangerous precedent being set by judicial officers as it pertains to the illegal entry of Venezuelan nationals within the borders of Trinidad and Tobago.

Vaccinations resume

The country's vaccination programme restarted after the Prime Minister mandated that all doses be administered in the face of rising cases. Multimedia...



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...