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COVID-19

The Coronavirus Outbreak

16 COVID deaths, 402 new cases

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The Ministry of Health has recorded 16 additional COVID related deaths. This brings the total number of deaths to 3082. There are...

Couva Chamber wants Govt to reopen sporting activities

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The Couva Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce (CPCC) is calling on the Government to reopen sporting activities nationwide, as part of the strategy to beat COVID-19. It also is recommending that sporting venues be made safe zones, with limited capacity for the fully vaccinated, as well as strict adherence to all COVID-19 protocols at these sites.

‘Mass formation psychosis’: Unfounded theory used to dismiss COVID measures

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An unfounded theory taking root online suggests millions of people have been “hypnotized” into believing mainstream ideas about COVID-19, including steps to combat it such as testing and vaccination.

19 more lives lost to COVID, 13 with comorbidities

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Nineteen more people have lost their lives to COVID-19, with thirteen of those people suffering from comorbidities. The Ministry of Health’s update for today, Sunday 9 January 2022, reports that these latest deaths have pushed the national toll to 3,066 lives lost.

Stay home or work sick? Omicron poses a conundrum

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As the raging omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation, millions of those whose jobs don’t provide paid sick days are having to choose between their health and their paycheck.

T&T COVID-19 death toll crosses 3,000, almost a thousand new infections...

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Trinidad and Tobago’s death toll for COVID-19 has crossed the three-thousand mark, with 18 new deaths pushing the total to 3,010 lives lost, the Ministry of Health reported in its update for Friday 7 January 2022.

Announcement next week on new site for proposed mass cold-storage unit

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An announcement will be made as soon as next week about the new proposed site for the mass cold-storage unit for Covid-19 victims, President of the Association of Funeral Home Professionals of T&T, Keith Belgrove, told Guardian Media today.

Supreme Court weighs vaccine rules affecting more than 80M

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The justices on the conservative-oriented court are hearing arguments Friday about whether to allow the administration to enforce a vaccine-or-testing requirement that applies to large employers and a separate vaccine mandate for most health care workers.

How do I know if I have a cold, the flu...

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The viruses that cause colds, the flu and COVID-19 are spread the same way — through droplets from the nose and mouth of infected people. And they can all be spread before a person realizes they’re infected.

25-year-old woman is latest COVID victim in Tobago

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A 25-year-old woman with comorbidities is the latest COVID-19 victim in Tobago, according to the update for Thursday 6 January 2022, released by the Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection, in the Tobago House of Assembly (THA).

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Scotland Yard reopens 52-year-old murder case involving two Trinidad men

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Scotland Yard investigators have reopened a 52-year-old case involving two Trinidadian men who kidnapped an Australian woman in London. One of the...
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Scotland Yard reopens murder case against 2 Trini brothers

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[email protected] Fifty-two years ago, Trinidadian brothers Nizamodeen and Arthur Hosein were charged and convicted for kidnapping and murdering an Australian woman in England. The body of...
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Social media activist among 11 arrested in health walk

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A health walk billed “Push Back Two” that attracted hundreds— including children—came to an abrupt end on Sunday after police used tear gas to...
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Man in Jenny's 'sour deal' lawsuit convicted for trying to defraud US company of...

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Anthony Sancho, named along with NGC Chairman Conrad Enill as one of the defendants in a $1.8 m civil lawsuit brought by businesswoman Jennifer...

63-year-old hiker, Primnath Gokool has been found

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Gokool got lost around 4pm on Sunday in Chaguaramas when he hiked to the plane crash site after reaching the Tracking Station...