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No changes to T&T's COVID-19 response
Posted: Saturday, May 6, 2023

Deyalsingh: No changes to T&T's COVID-19 response
Although the World Health Organization declared an end to COVID-19 as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) yesterday, Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh says there will be no changes at this time to T&T's COVID-19 response plan.

Speaking at a media conference yesterday, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the reclassification does not mean the virus' threat has disappeared, but that the declaration was a signal for countries to shift gears on their response to the outbreak with the view that the disease is here to stay.

Imbert: $$ to care for Kangaloo, Weekes
He made his comments on Friday before the Standing Finance Committee of the House of Representatives approved a supplementation of $10,797,000 to the funding allocated in the 2022/2023 budget for the OFP.

Young: 2-day crime symposium cost $3.4m

Judge to deal with damages for Brent Thomas next week
... Hinds, LATT invited to share views on firearm dealer's case

Latest twist in gun dealer's 'abduction' JUDGE CALLS IN HINDS

Delay in final report of commission of enquiry Paria tragedy's lone survivor 'disappointed'
THE lone survivor of the Paria diving tragedy said he is disappointed in the three-month delay of the final report of the Commission of Enquiry set up to investigate the deadly accident.

T&T contractor gets $1.52B St Kitts contract
A Trinidad and Tobago-owned company has secured a contract valued at $1.52 billion for the construction of 2,400 houses over four years in St. Kitts-Nevis.

The contract, which was signed last month in St Kitts, equates to a cost per house of about $633,000

Human skull uncovered during search and rescue operation
A human skull was found during a search and rescue operation for missing Venezuelan national Luis Tovar in Guayaguyare Thursday night.

The discovery was made during a joint operation between the Hunters Search and Rescue Team and officers of the Mayaro and Rio Claro police stations.

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