NYC MAYOR DE BLASIO ENCOURAGES VACCINE FOR ALL

September 2, 2021 admin 0

MAYOR DE BLASIO AND THE NEW YORK METS ANNOUNCE OVER 200,000 VACCINATIONS ADMINISTERED AT CITI FIELD (New York, NY – September 1, 2021) Mayor de Blasio today announced with New York Mets President Sandy Alderson that the Citi Field vaccination site has administered 200,000 vaccinations, the most of any New York City-operated site. In partnership with the New York Mets, Mayor […More]

Trinidad & Tobago received a donation of 305,370 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government

August 13, 2021 admin 0

Trinidad & Tobago received a donation of 305,370 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government Trinidad and Tobago received a donation of 305,370 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from the United States Government at 7:58 am on Thursday, August 12, 2021. A shipment of 305,370 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, donated by the US government, has arrived.  The Ministry of Health shared […More]

KPB gets AstraZeneca vaccine at Divali Nagar

August 13, 2021 admin 0

KPB gets AstraZeneca vaccine at Divali Nagar T&T Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar received her first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the Divali Nagar mass vaccination site in Chaguanas on Thursday (8/12/21). The news was first shared by CCN TV6 via its Facebook page this afternoon. The television station shared a photo of a smiling Opposition Leader who is seated […More]

COVID 19: Death Toll Crosses 900

July 7, 2021 admin 0

COVID 19: Death Toll Crosses 900 Four more people have succumbed to the COVID-19 virus, pushing the death toll to 903. Furthermore, 250 new positive cases have been reported. Active cases stand at 6,378. In its 4pm update on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health indicated that the number of cases reported reflects the samples taken during the period July 2 […More]

More COVID 19 vaccines available for CARICOM, PM Rowley says

July 6, 2021 admin 0

More COVID 19 vaccines available for CARICOM, PM Rowley says After months of lobbying third states and international institutions for them to share their supplies of COVID-19 vaccines with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Region is now closer to inoculating “as many citizens as possible,” Outgoing Chair of CARICOM, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley of Trinidad and Tobago said on Monday, […More]

TNT GETS WHO APPROVAL FOR VACCINES

February 16, 2021 admin 0

WHO Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine The World Health Organisation (WHO) gave emergency use listing to two versions of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday, giving the green light for these vaccines to be rolled out globally through the COVAX facility. One of the vaccines is produced by SKBio in the Republic of Korea; the other is produced by the Serum Institute of […More]

National Returns Home Carrying Covid-19 Variant B117

January 22, 2021 admin 0

TNT National Returns Home Carrying Covid-19 Variant B117. Trinidad & Tobago has recorded its first case of the COVID-19 Variant of Concern (UK) – Variant B117. Confirmation of this came today from the Ministry of Health. The ministry said the patient is a returned national who travelled from the United Kingdom. Officials revealed that as per existing quarantine protocols, the […More]

Mayor De Blasio “VACCINE FOR ALL”

January 18, 2021 admin 0

CITY TO OFFER TRANSPORTATION FOR NYC SENIORS NEW YORK— Beginning this week, seniors age 65 or older who are unable to make their own arrangements and need transportation to and from a COVID-19 vaccination appointment can sign up for transportation through the City, Mayor de Blasio announced today. “We are moving heaven and earth to get our senior neighbors vaccinated”, said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “Now, seniors who need a ride […More]

A BIG BOAST FOR NYC VACINATION

January 13, 2021 admin 0

MORE THAN 100,000 VACCINE DOSES ADMINISTERED IN NYC IN ONE WEEK SPAN AS 1B BEGINS.   Eligible New Yorkers in Phases 1A and 1B can reserve their vaccine appointments at nyc.gov/VaccineFinder or by calling 877 – VAX – 4NYC  NEW YORK—Over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in New York City last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today, surpassing the City’s initial […More]

Corruption Caution Urged Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

January 8, 2021 admin 0

Corruption Caution Urged Amid COVID-19 Pandemic (Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) – The current COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp focus the thorny and constantly evolving nature of corruption, and how it can reverse development gains in the Caribbean. President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Wm. Warren Smith sounded this warning today as he opened the inaugural Caribbean Conference on Corruption, Compliance, and Cybercrime, […More]

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