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Two returning nationals test positive for Delta variant; unvaccinated travellers came from USA and Mexico

Trinidad and Tobago has its first two confirmed cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant. The Ministry of Health revealed that both patients are recently returned nationals, who entered the country on the back of negative PCR tests—before testing positive while in state-supervised quarantine. Both are unvaccinated. At present, both persons …

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Young explains ‘liberalised exemption policy’ for returning nationals; MoH reveals 102 more positives and additional death

Minister of National Security Stuart Young said today that the government is ready to roll out its ‘liberalised exemption policy’, to allow nationals ‘stranded’ abroad to return home. Thus far, the government has offered travel exemptions for 3,563 persons, while there are still another 2,500-odd requests to return—with 1,702 applications …

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Are parents prepared to take risk? CMO, Deyalsingh refuse to ‘bless’ youth sport activities

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh and Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram refused to give the green light for youth sport competition before September and conceded only that there are no regulations to prevent it. At this morning’s virtual press conference, Dr Parasram was asked to revisit his statements, made …

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Young slams media, ‘washes hands’ of Trinbagonians stranded abroad; Dr Hinds offers ‘community spread’ info

Minister of National Security Stuart Young continued his criticism of the media today at a press conference to update the public on the country’s battle with Covid-19, as he suggested local journalists were being irresponsible by interviewing citizens stranded abroad who are desperate to return home. The government shut the …

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