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No changes to COVID-19 measures
Posted: Sunday, September 13, 2020

No changes to COVID-19 measures, PM asks for more time
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced that there will be no new COVID-19 measures instituted nor will any be rolled back. He said the country needs another 28-day cycle to determine the country’s position.

Govt sorry for covid19 deaths
Ninety per cent of the people who died from covid19 deaths had underlying health conditions, health officials reported said on Saturday, commenting on the record of seven deaths in one day on Friday.

Another COVID death, 101 new cases
Number of samples which have tested positive at public and private facilities in Trinidad and Tobago 2,993

Tobago has 51 covid19 cases

Covid funeral cost...another shock for families
Coping with the death of a family member from Covid-19 is already a traumatic experience. But the process for disposing of the body after death has left one family further traumatised and stuck with a $16,000 bill.

Bodoe: Tell us more about those who died
More information should be provided on Covid-19-related deaths in Trinidad and Tobago without divulging the names of the deceased.

NCRHA CEO: We are hiring more nurses
Responding to some of the issues brought up by nurses in the parallel system, Thomas said one of the biggest issue was the ratio of ICU (intensive care unit) nurses for patients. He said nurses were only supposed to be in the "hot zone," areas dedicated to covid19 patients, for four hours but because of the staff shortage they have to stay for longer periods during their shifts.

Rowley: The law applies to everyone
In a clear reference to the ­poolside party at Bayside Towers, Prime ­Minister Dr Keith Rowley made it abundantly clear that it cannot be a case of different strokes for different folks, and that he expects "serious and sustained law enforcement" with respect to the Covid-19 regulations.

Anti-Kamla billboard in Aranguez
Maharaj who has been leading calls for Persad-Bissesasr to step down as the party’s political leader since the UNC lost the August 10 general election, added: " This is the first and it’s a continuation of the building of a wave of sentiment from various quarters across Trinidad and Tobago to save the UNC. More billboards will be put up acros Trinidad and Tobago."

Police seek identity of woman in video: No beach private
The police service is reminding the public that they can face penalties if they put people at risk by breaching the covid19 regulations.

Burke's family goes to court to get medical records

Quiet night in Sea Lots despite Burkie’s passing

Minister: Disrespect in online classes unacceptable
"I note with utmost displeasure the incidences, thankfully sporadic, of disrespect to our teachers by students and, sadly, at least one parent during this last week in the online environment. Nothing makes this okay," she said.

Ministry to go after people who divert watercourses
Yesterday, Sinanan and technical staff from the Works Ministry examined a watercourse that was the source of flooding last week in Gasparillo. He said there will be an investigation into reports that a former MP and the Ministry of Works and Transport approved a request from a landowner to divert the watercourse. Once the technical team finds a breach and there are penalties, those responsible will have to pay, he said

Wall built in river blamed for Gasparillo flooding
MINISTER of Works and Transport Rohan Sinanan wants to know who gave permission for a Gasparillo resident to build, in a river, a massive wall which diverted a water course resulting in major flooding last week Thursday.

Family recovers from covid19, needs school supplies for children
SIX members of a family who spent a month in hospital after contracting covid19 are asking for help from the public to get school supplies for two of three children.

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