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35% Decrease in Covid Cases in T&T

    By Prior Beharry Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says there has been a 35% decrease in the rate of Covid-19 cases in Trinidad and Tobago. He said this was a positive sign. Deyalsingh was speaking at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Saturday morning. Explaining the decrease at the presser […]Read More

CMO Not at Odds with Government

  THE Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram did not resign and is not at odds with Government. This was stated by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual media conference on Wednesday morning. Deyalsingh said that Dr Parasram was not at the virtual media conference on Monday as he attended a family matter. […]Read More

TTPS: Health Minister, CMO Sending Mixed Signals about Youth Playing

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) says Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh and Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram is sending mixed and confusing signals about children engaging in team sports. In a release on Thursday, the TTPS stated, “There is a saying that one cannot be half pregnant, but the mixed signals […]Read More

Prof: Oxford University Vaccine for Covid-19 Close to Roll Out

    PORT-OF-SPAIN – THERE are more than 125 vaccines in development for Covid-19 and eleven of these have reached the stage of clinical trials. This according to Professor of Molecular Genetics and Virology at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex Christine VF Carrington. She was speaking at the virtual media conference of the Ministry […]Read More

TT Returning Nationals may have to Pay for Covid-19 Quarantine

    THE Government of Trinidad and Tobago may consider having returning nationals pay for their quarantine. Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh said, “The issue of paying for quarantine is something that may have to be considered as the numbers go up and up. “I see Jamaica is taking that stance. I don’t have a […]Read More

Covid-19 Testing To Start in Tobago

  TESTING for Covid-19 will start in Tobago from next week. This was revealed by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual media conference on Wednesday. He thanked his colleague the secretary of Health Wellness and Family Services Tracy Davidson-Celestine for working closely with his ministry to have testing and validation of the kits […]Read More

CMO Manages Rare Smile at VMC

  CHIEF Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram manages a smile at the virtual media conference (VMC) on Monday morning when Communications Minister Donna Cox wishes him belated birthday greetings. He celebrated his birthday on May 8. The CMO, who has been implementing the policies advocated by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh and the Cabinet, has […]Read More

Only 3 Covid-19 Patients at Hospital

  THERE are only three patients who have tested positive for Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago at hospital . All three are at the Couva Medical and Multi-Training Facility in a stable condition, according to the Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the virtual news conference on Monday morning. He said there were now […]Read More

Covid-19: Six Out of 116 Remain in Hospital

  OUT of the 116 people who tested positive for Covid-19, only six remain hospitalised at the Couva Medical and Multi-Training Facility. This according to Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual news conference on Saturday morning. He said all six patients were ambulatory and walking about. Deyalsingh said 1,838 samples were submitted to […]Read More

Gabriel Faria: May 4 is Wrong Headline

  TRININDAD and Tobago Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer Gabriel Faria says his members were never looking to reopen on May 4. He said there was an inaccurate headline in the Trinidad Guardian on Thursday. Faria was commenting on the possibility of reopening businesses in TT in the wake of a University of Oxford […]Read More