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Trinidad and Tobago’s Covid-19 count continues to rise, as four additional cases were confirmed yesterday.

This takes the number of confirmed cases to 173.

The Ministry of Health gave the information in its morning update. None of the new cases has been classified as imported or a contact of a recently confirmed case.

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Covid-19 count continues to rise, as four additional cases were confirmed yesterday.

This takes the number of confirmed cases to 173.

The Ministry of Health gave the information in its morning update. None of the new cases has been classified as imported or a contact of a recently confirmed case.

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A MEMBER of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service is one of the latest people to have contracted the Covid-19 virus.

With the positive result, acting Prisons Commissioner Dennis Pulchan yesterday ordered the evacuation and closure of the Prisons Administration Building in Port of Spain.

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With just one week to the August 10 general election, the People’s National Movement (PNM) is ahead in the race by five per cent, according to the latest pre-election poll ­conducted by Solution by Simulation (SBS), led by pollster Nigel Henry.

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Roodal Moonilal has received the endorsement of former Tabaquite MP Dr Suruj Rambachan as the next leader of the UNC and prime minister.

Speaking at a virtual meeting in Oropouche East on Friday night, Rambachan said he had been a colleague of Moonilal for some time and the ten years he spent with him in Parliament, he learned a lot from him, not only in terms of the management of parliamentary affairs but also in terms of his capacity for building a political institution and for the team he created, especially when he was leader of Government Business in the Parliament.

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The wearing of masks will not be a precondition for entering the polling station or the voting booth in the August 10 general election.

This was confirmed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday during a news conference at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s.

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Sexual slavery is rampant in Trinidad and Tobago, ­according to President Paula-Mae Weekes.

As T&T observes Emanci­pation Day today, the day marking the abolition of slavery, President Weekes, in her message, noted this country has a high demand for sex and prostitution, leading to the exploitation of Venezuelan women. “It is shameful, given the legacy of African enslavement, that reports of modern-day slavery are rampant in our nation,” Weekes said.

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Faced with an alarming increase in ­Covid-­19 cases, the Government has reduced the numbers of persons allowed to congregate from 25 to ten.

And the Public Service is to ope­rate on 50-per cent rotation basis for the next 14 days.

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THE SISTER of the woman stabbed to death by her husband, a special reserve police officer, at their Matura home on Thursday, is begging other women to leave abusive relationships at the first sign of trouble as it only gets worse.

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Eight more people have tested positive for Covid-19, five of whom are primary contacts of recently positive Covid-19 patients.