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No change to restrictions on gatherings for vaccinated yet
Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Dr Hinds: No change to restrictions on gatherings for vaccinated yet
It's still too early to consider changes to COVID-19 restrictions to allow fully vaccinated people to host gatherings. This, from Technical Director, Epidemiology, Dr Avery Hinds, who said not enough of the population is vaccinated against the virus to look at a rollback on restrictions on gatherings.

As virus count remains steady, experts urge public to get COVID-19 jab
A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their second dose of a two-dose vaccine schedule. The epidemiologist said trends in the virus fatalities observed continue to be in the over 60 group, with most occurring in people with comorbidities. The male to female distribution in cases and deaths has also been maintained at steady levels over the past few weeks.

Poor turnout at South vaccination site
Despite 'free pizza' incentive to get a Covid shot...

Guyana's President tells Caricom: End vaccine discrimination across borders
Sputnik's lack of World Health Organisation (WHO) approval has meant that several countries, including Trinidad and Tobago, still place restrictions on individuals vaccinated with Sputnik V. Those who enter Trinidad and Tobago with a Sputnik vaccine currently would have to enter quarantine like any other unvaccinated arrival to the country.

MP Charles: Do your job Minister Sinanan

Plans for Nelson Mandela Park scrapped, PM calls it a 'foolish' idea
"I was referring specifically to the Corporation taking seriously and possibly being led astray by the supposedly unsolicited proposal from an Astroturf sales pitch from someone looking for a business opportunity gift-wrapped as a “good idea" which should awaken and excite the Corporation."

Keshorn Walcott wants to make Olympic history for T&T
No Trinidad and Tobago athlete has ever won medals in three different Olympic Games. Rodney Wilkes won medals at the 1948 and 1952 Games, while Ato Boldon repeated the trick at the 1996 and 2000 Games.

PNM slams Farley for comments he made under Olympian Ahye's tweet

Driver in high-speed chase video charged
The Red Nissan Sylphy came to a stop at dead end at Gobin Trace #2, Barataria. Two men jumped out of that vehicle and escaped. The driver was subdued by the victim and his brother and was handed over to responding police officers shortly after.

Missing Persons Alert!
The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service is seeking the public's assistance in locating two teenagers and a Belmont woman. The females are 14-year-old Amaka Horne, 16-year old Vanessa Mohammed, and 30-year-old Candace Letren.

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