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The Coronavirus Outbreak

16 COVID deaths, 402 new cases

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

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).


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

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

Scotland Yard reopens murder case against 2 Trini brothers

[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...

Social media activist among 11 arrested in health walk

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...

Man in Jenny's 'sour deal' lawsuit convicted for trying to defraud US company of...

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

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