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COVID vaccine rollout continues in South, rains prove a challenge

Huddled under umbrellas, scores of pensioners turned up for vaccines at health centres in South Trinidad on Wednesday.

Man tasered during attack on a police officer

A 20-year-old man was tasered during an attack on a police officer at a transition house in St James, on Monday night.

TRHA’s chairman resigns

The chairman of the board of directors of the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA), Ingrid Melville, has resigned. This was confirmed by the TRHA.

‘VIP’ treatment for elderly as new vaccination plan begins

Anna-Lisa Paul Elderly people aged 65 years and over, who are to receive their first dose of the COVID-19...

Govt clamps down on holiday weekend activities

A full lockdown will be in effect for this weekend as the Government moves to clamp down on any public gathering held to commemorate...

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SATT closes off the first phase of its vaccine drive

The Supermarkets Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT) completed the first leg of its successful COVID-19 vaccination drive, on Monday.

65 per cent of available vaccines already administered

Trinidad and Tobago has administered nearly 65 per cent of the vaccines that have been made available to the country. Based on the latest...

14 more COVID deaths, 300 new cases

Fourteen more people have died from COVID-19, according to the latest update from the Ministry of Health, which is reporting the national death toll from the disease moving up to 644 persons.

UK to donate 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses

Port of Spain, 11 June 2021 — The UK will donate 100 million surplus coronavirus vaccine doses to the world within the next year, the Prime Minister [Boris Johnson] has announced today (Friday).

NWRHA health centres giving out Sinopharm 2nd doses

Several health centres under the purview of the North-West Regional Health Authority (NWRHA) began administering second doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine, today, Friday June 11th, and are expected to do so throughout the weekend.

Pandemic is pushing Latin America and the Caribbean more off track in ending child labour, say ILO and UNICEF

A new report by ILO and UNICEF highlights the continued progress in the fight against child labour in the region in recent years, but given the current context of the COVID-19 crisis, both organizations call for immediate measures to avoid a greater setback.


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