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1,100 Plus Active Covid-19 Cases in T&T

THERE are no more than 1,100 active cases of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. The latest update by the Ministry of Health on Thursday revealed 167 new cases from samples during the period April 19 to 21. The ministry noted that 23 of these new cases very from offshore platform. Total active positive cases was […]Read More

Wanted Man Killed by Police

  ONE of the most wanted men in Trinidad and Tobago was killed by police on Wednesday morning. Ralphie Roper, 46, was wanted in connection with several offences including murder woundings and other serious crimes in the Western Division. He had 28 outstanding warrants for various offences and 12 matters pending before various courts. The […]Read More

Customs Seize Boat Load of Marijuana, Cocaine

  CUSTOMS and Excise officers seized 32 packets containing illegal drugs in a boat off the Point Fortin on Thursday morning. Reports indicated that about one nautical mile from Point Fortin, Customs officers observed a boat with three people aboard. When they stopped and searched the boat, the found 32 rectangular shaped packets. Investigators said […]Read More

Covid-19 Vaccines Only with Appointments

  The Ministry of Health is reminding the public that at this time, Covid-19 vaccines are being administered to people with existing appointments only. No walk-in vaccination requests are being facilitated. This includes the vaccination sites at the Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah and the National Racquet Centre of Trinidad and Tobago in Tacarigua as well as the 24 designated Covid-19 vaccination health […]Read More

All National Performance Spaces Closed

  ALL national performance spaces listed under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts will be closed indefinitely. The closure came into effect at midnight on Wednesday, the ministry stated in a press release. The venues to be closed are  Queen’s Hall and the National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) in Port-of-Spain and Naparima […]Read More

T&TEC Investigation: Penal Man Electrocuted While Moving Jandhi

  THE Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is investigating the death of a man who was moving a bamboo pole on his property. On Wednesday, T&TEC stated that around 2pm the same day, Ramdath Ramlochan, 57, of SS Erin Road, Charlo Village, Penal, was moving the pole on his property when the bamboo made contact with […]Read More

A Call For the Private Sector to Help with Vaccines

WE need the private sector to be allowed to step in and assist with the drive to vaccinate the population. Let them be allowed to bring in the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines and with assistance from the Government offer to the general public at a reduced or subsidized cost who is willing to pay for […]Read More

PM: Don’t Blame Tobago for Increase in Covid-19 Cases

    PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley who is in quarantine in Tobago says the island should not be blamed for an increase in Covid-19. In a press release on Wednesday following a meeting with high-level officials, the Prime Minister reminded the population of previous appeals to adhere to Covid-19 health regulations. At the Ministry […]Read More

81 New Covid-19 Cases

  THERE are 81 new positive Covid-19 cases in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry of Health stated in its latest report on Wednesday that the number of  cases reported reflects the samples taken during the period April 18 to April 20. See below:  Total people tested: 123, 309 New cases: 81 Active cases: 1,023  Patients recovered: 8,036 Total positive cases: 9,216 Deaths: 157 […]Read More

The Status of Covid-19 Vaccines to T&T

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago has a confirmed order of 875,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from the African Medical Supply Platform says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. Deyalsingh speaking at a Ministry of Health’s virtual media conference on Wednesday gave a detailed update regarding the country’s receipt and non-receipt of vaccines. He said, “African Medical […]Read More