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Wednesday, January 26, 2022


The Coronavirus Outbreak

Education Boards of Presbyterian Schools want meeting with Education Ministry

The Boards of Education for Presbyterian Primary and Secondary Schools are hoping for a meeting soon with the Ministry of Education, to discuss the impact of the current COVID-19 crisis on the education system...

6 COVID deaths, 285 new cases

The Ministry of Health has recorded 6 additional COVID related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 1432. There are currently...

WHO classifies new COVID variant as ‘of concern’

Global authorities have reacted with alarm to a new coronavirus variant detected in South Africa, with the European Union and the United Kingdom among those tightening border controls as researchers sought to find out if the mutation was vaccine-resistant.

NEDCO begins paying COVID-19 grant for micro and small businesses

Micro and small enterprises, which qualified for the Entrepreneurial Relief Grant, began receiving their relief cheques on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

Ag. Commissioner: Only vaccinated officers in safe zones

Acting Commissioner of police McDonald Jacob says only vaccinated officers will be assigned to safe zones. According to the commissioner, officers will...

Record-Breaking COVID-19 Deaths & Cases

It's the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths and infections ever recorded in one day as 11 people lose their lives while...

PM on US donation: Doesn’t mean virus out of control

The fact that the United States gave T&T two military type field hospitals to cater for potential increased bed demand doesn’t mean the COVID-...

Public gatherings reduced from 10 to 5 persons—Minister Young

The National Security Minister is urging citizens to stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary, and when accessing essential services, to practice physical distancing inside and outside the establishments.

Face masks selling like hot bread

On a Facebook page dedicated solely to the sale of cars in T&T, in between photos of sedans, a woman announced last Friday that...

Police to increase roadblocks and patrols before start of curfew

Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith confirms that beginning tonight, the TTPS will intensify patrols and roadblocks because of the increase in vehicular traffic two hours prior to the start of the daily 9 pm curfew.



Fatima closes down physical classes this week

Anna-Lisa Paul All classes at Fatima College, Mucurapo will be conducted virtually for the remainder of this week after four students tested positive for the...

Rotational classes, relaxation of rules on school shoes, types

Secondary school students in Forms 1-3 will be required to attend classes at least twice a week when schools reopen for physical classes on...

Why you may not get COVID-19 even when those around you have it

Scientists believe pre-existing T cells trigger an immune response that quickly dealt with the SAR-CoV-2 virus before it could infect the individual and show a positive PCR test...

South beauty queen wins Mrs World Ambassador award

[email protected] The Mrs World Beauty pageant was held on January 15 and although our delegate Yolandra John-Edwards did not place among the finalists, she...

Missing Carapichaima mother found safe

Ramsundar’s sister, Nadira Mohammed, told Guardian Media that Anesha reached out to her relatives on Monday night to say she was safe.