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Retail sector, lotto booths to reopen
Posted: Saturday, August 7, 2021

Retail sector, lotto booths to reopen
The retail sector will reopen from August 16, while all National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) booths will reopen from August 9.

Lotto, Play Whe & other NLCB games restart Monday, retail following week
Deyalsingh made the announcement today at the Ministry of Health's COVID-19 update and called for supervisors and managers to ensure that their staff is vaccinated so that the country could continue to reopen safely.

Six women die of COVID-19, death toll climbs to 1,129
Active cases stand at 5,966, while the country's caseload has risen to 40,104.

'Global factors driving local food prices higher'
The Trade Ministry cited information from the Food and Agriculture Organisation's Food Price Index (FPI) that food prices are 40 per cent higher in 2021 than they were for the same period in 2020.

Woman's unvaccinated parents die of Covid days apart
"I was prepared for my father's death, as he was ailing before with co-morbidities, but I was not prepared for the passing of my dear mother. I am just trying to be strong for my children," she said. The woman's parents are two of the 48 Covid deaths in Tobago to date.

Not long left for iconic, longstanding city towers
"Standing prominently across the Port of Spain skies, four familiar stacks have guided commuters for decades as they head westward as they veered off of Wrightson Road onto Colville Street. A new chapter in Port of Spain's history is about to be written as The Power Generation Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (PowerGen) gets ready to deconstruct and demolish these city icons."

Cops charge 'daycare' principal with toddler's death
The toddler, from Balmain Road, Couva was found unresponsive in a pool on the compound on March 16. He was pronounced dead at the Couva Health Facility. A post-mortem confirmed that he died by drowning.

Nowhere to go, woman sleeps in front MP's office
For the past few months, she has been withdrawing money from the bank to purchase food as she roams the area, hoping to pass the time. She said she was down to her last $25, and last week, she attended the wake of a villager just to get food.

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