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Consult Your Doctor Before you Get the Covid Vaccine

  By Prior Beharry CHIEF Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram says you should consult your doctor before you get the Covid-19 vaccine. This is especially for people who suffer from severe allergies. “Normally your physician will determine if you can and cannot take a vaccine,” Dr Parasram said in answer to a question from AZPNews.com […]Read More

25,000 to get Covid Vaccine First in T&T

By Prior Beharry IN the initial phase of Covid-19 vaccination in Trinidad and Tobago, 25,000 people will receive the jabs. This according to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh at the first virtual presser for 2021 on Monday. He said the government will be asking for 50,000 vaccines for 25,000 citizens since vaccination included two injections. “Our […]Read More

Offshore Covid Patients Under State Supervision

  By Sue-Ann Wayow ALL persons who tested positive for Covid-19 from the Teak platforms owned by Perenco have been placed in state supervised quarantine and are in fairly good health. This was the update given by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram on Wednesday regarding the Perenco workers who contracted the virus recently. So […]Read More

Covid-19 Updates Now at 4pm in New Dashboard Format

  THE Ministry of Health will issue only one Covid-19 update at 4 pm each day in a new format starting from Thursday. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram revealed this at the virtual media conference of the Ministry of Health on Wednesday. He said the release would be in a new and improved […]Read More

Home Quarantine for Mild Covid-19 Patients

    By Pamela Ramcharan HOSPITAL beds are being reserved for Covid-19 positive patients who are “moderately and severely ill” while those with mild or no symptoms will be required to self-quarantine at home. This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram, during the Ministry of Health’s virtual media conference on Wednesday. […]Read More

TT to be Listed for Community Spread with Covid-19

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago should soon be listed on the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s website as being a country with community spread. This is according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram who said recommendation has been made for an update to WHO. Speaking at a media conference hosted by Prime Minister […]Read More

CMO: Covid-19 Now in Clusters in TT

    WITH the recent spike of Covid-19 cases, Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram says the epidemic is evolving into clusters in Trinidad and Tobago (TT). He made this statement at a media conference hosted by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, on Friday. Five additional Covid-19 cases were […]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

90 Teachers, Parents, Students of Maraval RC School in Self

  By Pamela Ramcharan STUDENTS and teachers who returned to the Maraval Roman Catholic School this week, along with their household family members will be placed on a 14-day quarantine. This was revealed by Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram during the Health Ministry’s virtual media conference on Saturday. It came after confirmation that one […]Read More

One More Covid-19 Case

    By Pamela Ramcharan ONE more person has been tested positive for the coronavirus. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Roshan Parasram made this revelation as he gave a clinical update on Covid-19 at the Health Ministry’s virtual media conference on Saturday. This brings the number of active cases of Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago […]Read More