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This country has never before faced as great a challenge as we do today, to combat a faceless enemy that has already sickened dozens of our citizens and claimed one life.
A Williamsville man and his cousin died after they were pinned under the trailer of a truck in Tableland while returning home from a prayer service on Thursday night. Chandrabhan Ramroop, 45, a hardware worker and Seeta Bhagwandeen, 46, a housewife, of Whiteland Road died on the scene.
Social distancing and multiple warning to stay at home were widely ignored yesterday as the public crowded supermarkets and banks—also ignoring the announcement by National Security Minister Stuart Young that supermarkets are essential services and would not be closed.
The Ministry of Health is bracing for a rise in the number of patients they will have to test and positive COVID-19 cases this weekend. Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh made the comment at a press conference Friday, as he announced a second death and revealed this weekend would be the country’s tipping point in fighting this global pandemic.
The public will still be able to go to the shop, grocery and drug store from Monday. But if you’re not doing that and aren’t among certain essential services which continue operating, you’ll have to tell police why you’re outside and could ultimately face a $50,000 fine and six months’ jail.
Three more people who were quarantined at Camp Balandra, after returning to Trinidad from a Caribbean cruise, were transported to the Caura Hospital last night for treatment for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Tobago’s second positive novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient does not have any travel history, a situation which now his co-workers at the Scarborough Hospital wary about whether they were exposed to the virus.
Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has said the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is prepared to take action against anyone who spreads unauthorized information.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram on Friday confirmed that the two patients who have so far died from COVID-19 will not be afforded ceremonies at homes or churches where the body is present and this will be the protocol going forward.
The Ministry of Health has released the Public Health Ordinance Ch. 12 No. 4 made by the Minister under section 105 of the Public Health Ordinance and the full list of Essential Services:
A 55-year-old man, who was shot multiple times while in St James on Friday, has died at hospital.
Following the temporary closure of the Arouca Police Station, there are reports that more COVID-19 scares have occurred at two other police stations—in Sangre Grande and San Fernando.
Police officers arrested five men for Automated Teller Machine (ATM) tampering earlier this week, following reports of suspicious activity at a First Citizens’ Bank ATM in Port of Spain.
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