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4,416 vaccinated in one day
Posted: Monday, June 7, 2021

4,416 vaccines administered in one day
The country's first public/private mass vaccination drive has exceeded expectations with 2,697 employees in the manufacturing sector being vaccinated yesterday.

13 more deaths as active covid19 cases fall below 10,000

Moonilal questions CEPEP decision to reduce payments

UNC calls for Namdevco audit
"On the allegation of a handful of farmers benefitting, I don't know of any hands that can hold the159 farmers who have benefitted from the $4.5 million paid out for produce in the first month of the programme. A few farmers are over $100,000 in sales; a few between $50,000 to $100,000, and the balance averaging around $25,000 in one month."

UNC asks cost of incoming covid19 vaccines
On May 11, Finance Minister Colm Imbert said TT was able to aquire its Astra Zeneca vaccines through Covax at about US$5 per shot. He said he was trying to beat down the US$15 cost of the Sinopharm vaccine, which had just been approved by the World Health Organisation. said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is priced at US$10.

I am very disappointed - Soca Warriors coach Fenwick
But just needed to win by any margin, T&T featuring a host of overseas-based players in the starting line-up failed to even score once.

Presbyterians: No race, religion in schools' selection process
THE Presbyterian Church of Trinidad and Tobago (PCTT) has said no child has ever been denied admission to any one of its 72 primary or five secondary schools on the basis of their religion or ethnicity.

South fishermen: We're suffering with curfew restrictions
He added, "We heard that fishermen are essential workers but we still have to apply for a curfew pass. Which fisherman knows how to go about doing that. Fishermen in limbo right now because we cannot feed our families," Gool said.

Hundreds of jobless Venezuelans want to return home
The number of Venezuelans who want to return home could exceed 8,000, according to a rough estimate from various Venezuelan groups in TT.

Businessman charged with possession of stolen manhole covers
A 57-year-old businessman of Port-of-Spain has been released on bail after being charged with being in possession of five stolen manhole covers. According to reports, Vejai Ramlackhan, of St Augustine, was arrested by officers of the Port-of-Spain City Police on Saturday evening.

Police seek help finding Andy 'Powers' Singh
CHAGUANAS police are seeking the public's help in finding 27-year-old Andy "Powers" Singh who has been missing since Wednesday.

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