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No Spike in Coronavirus Outside China says WHO

  NOVEL CORONAVIRUS cases are not rising dramatically outside China despite a spike in Hubei province, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. According to the BBC, the only exception was on a cruise liner docked in Japan, where 44 new cases were reported, bringing the total there to 218. There was also no major shift […]Read More

Been to China: Wait 14 Days Before Coming to Trinidad

  PORT-OF-SPAIN – ANYONE coming from China cannot enter Trinidad and Tobago until 14 days have passed. This was revealed by the Minister of Health Terrance Deyalsingh at the post cabinet news conference on Thursday. He said this was one of the precautions the government was taking regarding the Novel Coronavirus which originated in China. […]Read More

Duke wants N95 Masks for Immigration Workers

  PRESIDENT of the Public Services Association (PSA) Watson Duke wants N95 respirator masks for immigration and customs workers. He has given Minister of Health Terrance Deyalsingh 48 hours to provide them with these masks to protect them from contracting the novel coronavirus. At a press conference at the PSA office, Abercromby Street in Port-of-Spain […]Read More

Update: No Suspected Case of Coronavirus in Jamaica

JAMAICA – The Minister of Health and Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton says there is no suspected case of the Novel Coronavirus in Jamaica. Referring to the lockdown of the University Hospital on Tuesday, Tufton said it was done out of an abundance of caution. He said tests were carried out on a person who came […]Read More

University Hospital in Jamaica on Lockdown for Suspected Case of

  JAMAICA – THE Accident and Emergency Department of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) is on lockdown after a patient allegedly shows signs of the Noel Coronavirus. Reports out of Jamaica stated that he person was recently in China. The Coronavirus started in the Wuhan province of China. Jamaica Minister of Health […]Read More

Novel Coronavirus: TT Health Minister Visits Airport

PIARCO – MINISTER of Health Terrence Deyalsingh visits the Piarco International Airport to see thermal screening equipment in operation. A release of the Health Ministry stated that the “equipment is being used as part of this country’s Infectious Disease Protocol and will be employed in the Government’s efforts to detect the possible entry of  persons […]Read More