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T&T Averages 4.3 Covid-19 Deaths Per Day for 2021

  By Prior Beharry THE month of July records 230 deaths due to Covid-19 in Trinidad and Tobago. According to Ministry of Health figures, only June and May had higher Covid-19 fatalities with 352 and 327 respectively. The death toll for July included 19 deaths in Tobago. And at the end of July 1,077 deaths […]Read More

SewaTT Helps Migrants Get Jabs at Divali Nagar

  By Sue-Ann Wayow EVERY human being deserves a Covid-19 vaccine and for this reason two days have been designated to vaccinate anyone from the migrant population. The drive is being spearheaded by non-profitable organisation SewaTT which mass vaccination site at the Divali Nagar compound in Chaguanas has already vaccinated at least 65,000 persons between […]Read More

No Fully Vaccinated Person Dies from Covid-19 in T&T

  NO fully vaccinated person has died in Trinidad and Tobago due to Covid-19. This according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram at the prime minister’s press conference on Saturday. He said partially vaccinated persons (those whole received a first shot or are within 14 days of getting the second shot) and unvaccinated persons […]Read More

Primary Contacts Spreading Covid in Tobago

  By Chantalé Fletcher MORE than half of the 52 Covid-19 cases reported in Tobago on July 22 were from primary contacts. This was revealed by County Medical Officer of Health for Tobago Dr Tiffany Hoyte speaking at the prime minister’s media conference on Saturday at the Anne Mitchell-Gift Auditorium, Scarborough Library Facility in Tobago. […]Read More

7 More Covid-19 Deaths, 254 New Cases

  THE Ministry of Health reports seven more Covid-19 deaths in Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday. In its latest update (#802), it reported 254 new cases taken from samples during the period July 27 to July 30. The Covid-19 death toll was now 1,070. See below:  Total people tested: 269, 008 New cases: 254 Active cases: 5,951 Patients recovered:  31,783 […]Read More

Rowley: Emancipate Yourself from Covid-19… No Restrictions Lifted

  By Prior Beharry EMANCIPATE yourself from Covid-19 and get vaccinated. This was the message from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley speaking at a press conference at the Anne Mitchell-Gift Auditorium, Scarborough Library Facility in Tobago, on Saturday. He said, “Emancipate yourself from Covid and be alive for next Emancipation Day.” Dr Rowley said so […]Read More

Sookhai: Don’t Strong Arm Employees to Take Vaccine

  By Sue-Ann Wayow BUSINESS owners who are strong arming their employees to have them vaccinated against Covid-19 are displaying draconian actions and lack sympathy towards a vulnerable group in society. This is according to President of the  Chaguanas Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCIC) Richie Sookhai. In a press release on Friday, Sookhai stated that the […]Read More

No Businessman is Holding Down his Worker and Jabbing Him

  FIRSTLY, let me say no one is forcing anyone to take the Covid-19 vaccine. No business owner is holding their employees down and jabbing them. Secondly, business owners have the right to put measures in place they believe are best for their business. As it stands they believe having a vaccinated work force is […]Read More

Only 333 out of 3,600 Prisoners Vaccinated

    COMMISSIONER of Prisons Dennis Pulchan says that about 333 out of 3,650 prisoners in Trinidad and Tobago have been vaccinated. He was speaking at a press conference of the Ministry of National Security on Friday. He said, “We have started off our vigorous vaccine programme and to date we have vaccinated pretty close […]Read More

Covid-19 Takes Another Life in Tobago, 35 New Cases

  THERE are now 35 new Covid-19 cases reported in Tobago with one additional death. The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development reported that a 55-year-old man with comorbidities has become the island’s latest Covid-19 fatality. On Tuesday the division stated there are 407 active cases on the island. Clinical update for Tobago as […]Read More