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Coronavirus Follows Seasonal Pattern

  There have been repeated references in the past about Covid-19 not being able to survive the hot weather of summer in temperate countries or tropical climates. US President Donald Trump, earlier in the pandemic repeatedly spoke of a reprieve of the Covid-19 pandemic in the US around April when the weather would get warmer. […]Read More

Ministry Confirms Schools to Open on September 1

  THE Ministry of Education has confirmed that the new academic year will begin on September 1, 2020. It’s been four months since all schools were closed, after the Ministry of Health recorded the first coronavirus case in Trinidad and Tobago on March 12. This meant that the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) and other examinations […]Read More

WHO Sends Team To China to Find Origins of Coronavirus

  The World Health Organization (WHO) is sending a team to China to set up a probe into the origins of the coronavirus. According to the WHO website, this is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Al Jazeera reported that WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris made the revelation at a United Nations briefing […]Read More

Brazil’s President Tests Positive for Coronavirus

  PRESIDENT of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro, 65, has tested positive for coronavirus. He took the test, his fourth, on Monday after developing symptoms, including a high temperature, the BBC is reporting. Bolsonaro has repeatedly played down the risks posed by the virus, calling it “a little flu” and saying that he would not be seriously […]Read More

Delhi to use Plasma Therapy to Fight Coronavirus

    AS coronavirus cases continue to rise in Delhi in India, the country is hoping to treat patients with plasma therapy. BBC reported that the city’s first plasma bank was unveiled on Thursday to give the sick easier access to plasma. Plasma, the largest part of the blood, is a light yellow liquid that […]Read More

Coronavirus: Italy to Suspend Mortgage Payments

  MORTGAGES payments in Italy are to suspended in Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak. More than 9,000 people have been infected by Covid-19 in Italy. The total number of reported deaths jumped to 463 on Monday – an increase of more than 25% compared to a day earlier. When asked about the possibility of halting mortgage payments on Radio Anch’io, Laura Castelli, […]Read More

Coronavirus Prevention in TT: 5 Countries Banned, More Quarantine in

  PEOPLE travelling from South Korea, Italy, Japan, Iran and Singapore will now have to wait 14 days before entering Trinidad and Tobago. These countries have been added to the ban which previously only included China. The announcement was made by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the post cabinet news conference on Thursday. All official […]Read More

Almost 50,000 Screened for Coronavirus in TT

  CLOSE to 50,000 passengers and crew members from airplanes have been screened for the novel coronavirus in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of Health in a release stated that as of 6 a.m. on February 10, a total of 47,039 passengers and crew members were screened after disembarking from 618 flights. It stated that […]Read More

30,000 Passengers, Plane Crew Screened for Coronavirus in TT

  CLOSE to 30,000 passengers and airline crew members have been screen for the coronavirus in Trinidad and Tobago. This according to a release from Ministry of Health. In its weekly flu update, the ministry stated that 29,649 passengers and airline staff have been screened in 392 flights. It stated that this was the information […]Read More

Coronavirus: US, Australia Close Borders to China Arrivals

  WHILE the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against travel restrictions, more countries have closed their borders to arrivals from China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The US and Australia said they would deny entry to all foreign visitors who had recently visited China, the BBC is reporting. Russia, Japan, Pakistan and […]Read More