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Sangre Grande maxi driver positive for COVID-19
Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020

Sangre Grande maxi driver positive for COVID-19
Guardian Media understands a maxi-taxi driver tested positive and was on Thursday picked up by police officials as he plied his maxi for hire.

The staggering cost of COVID-19

PM: Covid19 putting strain on police, TTDF
Young said the cost of the programme would have been $87,000 per patrol for the month it was supposed to be used. He did not say the cost of the programme for the two days it ran prior to the sudden cancellation. During the pilot and expanded programme more than 23,000 patrols were conducted with 127 significant incidents recorded. The mobile patrols were dispatched and co-ordinated by the National Operations Centre.

CARPHA/PAHO team up to do quality assurance for private labs
Guardian Media understands a maxi-taxi driver tested positive and was on Thursday picked up by police officials as he plied his maxi for hire.

PM praises frontline workers in Good Friday message
Mere hours after he warned the public against hosting COVID parties, Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith led a group of officers into St Ann's where they shut down such a party at Alicia's Guest House in Coblentz Gardens.

Tears of joy, as COVID patient released
Sasha goes home after threat to sue CMO

Venezuela grateful for TT's stand on US warships
On Wednesday evening, Arreaza tweeted, “We appreciate that the government of TT, in the voice of the PM, is calling for respect and compliance with international principles and regulations protected by the UN, with respect to threats of intervention and use of force in Venezuela."

Ministry: No covid19 patients need intensive care
Seventy-two of them are in Couva where 68 are recovering well. Three are in the high-dependency unit in a stable condition and there are no covid19 patients left in ICU.

Medical Board: Carpha has best testing for covid19
“The most accurate test is the one the Government has," he said. Deyalsingh said any ill person with suspected covid19 should not be out and about but should call for their local medical officer to visit them to arrange for a test to be done.

‘They must be tested in Barbados'
...kits sent first day of quarantine

65 discharged from quarantine in Tobago
The group had returned to Tobago ahead of the Government's March 23 ban on all international flights in an attempt to prevent the spread of the virus locally.

Jobless snap up salary relief forms

Tobago hotel association: No money coming in
"There is no spare cash, and it is a real concern at the moment, because we do not know how long this is going to go on."

Supermarkets start banning customers without masks

Liquor mart owner fights to keep shop open; matter heads to High Court
Singh is, therefore, seeking judicial review of this decision, as, according to the application, his operations would not fall within the regulations in place, gazetted on April 5, that order holders of spirit retailer, wine retailer, restaurant or wine merchant licences to close their premises until April 30.

Top cop notes rise in domestic violence cases
The CoP provided statistics to show the rise in local reports, in particular, cases of assault by beating, since stay-at-home measures were instituted roughly a month ago. He said for February 2019, 39 such cases were reported, but in February this year, 72 cases were reported.

Stigma hurting abused men
The head of a non-profit organisation in Tobago is lamenting there is still too much societal stigma attached to men who are abused.

Five-month moratorium on driver's permit renewals
As a result, a decision was taken to grant a moratorium on the renewals of driver's permits and other types of licenses issued by the Transport Division.

City corporation worker killed, friend critical
One man is dead and another in critical condition after a shooting in Moraldo Trace, Maraval, on Wednesday night. Police said residents of Moraldo Trace, heard gunshots at around 8.30 pm and on checking saw Joey Bedassie'body behind the wheel of a silver Nissan Tiida.

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