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The Coronavirus Outbreak

TTMA supports government lockdown

The Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers' Association (TTMA) says it fully supports the measures outlined by the government to "reel in the escalating...

Opposition Leader: Lockdown without an economic plan for the vulnerable

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar says that the new measures taken by the government are being done without a proper plan. The...

MOH: New guidelines for secondary school students during lockdown

The Ministry of Education has put in place new guidelines for the period April 30th - May 23rd for Secondary School students....

Two more COVID deaths, 328 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded two more COVID related deaths, this brings the total number of deaths to 165. The Ministry...

Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs closed for sanitisation

The Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs office has been closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19. The compound will...

Arima businessmen say Govt should increase restrictions to combat further spread...

The Arima Business Association (ABA) is advising Government to apply a three-week lockdown of the country, with only essential services and businesses operating, in a bid to bring down the number of COVID-19 infections.

Rush in south Trinidad for vaccines

In South Trinidad, there was a high demand for COVID -19 vaccines at three vaccination centres. Some people who did not have...

Spike in COVID cases in at least five fire stations

A spike in COVID-19 cases has been reported in at least five fire stations throughout the country. And with scores of fire...

T&T gets smaller vaccine supply from COVAX in May

This country will not be receiving all the 67,200 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines outstanding from the 100,800 doses allotted through the COVAX facility. Instead,...

MOH: Over forty thousand vaccinated so far, remainder to be used...

Over forty thousand citizens have been vaccinated so far. In a press release issued this afternoon, the Ministry of Health stated that...



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...