Sun | Apr 5, 2020

Caribbean

Barbados has recorded its first COVID-19 death.  The deceased, an 81-year-old Barbadian man, succumbed last night after suffering from diabetes complications and COVID-19 pneumonia. He had earlier travelled to the United Kingdom and...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  – Health officials on Saturday announced two more confirmed cases of COVID-19 , bringing Bermuda’s total to 37, as the island began a 14-day lockdown designed to stem the coronavirus that has...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Two more people have tested positive for the COVID-19 bringing the number of confirmed cases in the twin-island republic to 100. The Ministry of Health said the two new cases were the close contacts of a...

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The Grenada government has imposed a seven-day 24-hour curfew beginning on Monday night as it warned that persons were ignoring earlier measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19)....

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded its third COVID-19 death. At the same time, the number of cases has jumped to 76. Two days ago, the southern Caribbean country had reported 60 cases and one death. In the meantime, one person has now been discharged...

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC –  The Trinidad and Tobago Registered Nurses Association is calling for calm as a worker at the Scarborough General Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19. The association made the call following a media...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago has recorded a second death related to COVID-19. In a statement on Friday morning, the Ministry of Health said the elderly man had pre-existing medical complications.  In offering...

BRADES, Montserrat, CMC – Montserrat has announced a 10-hour curfew and the closure of its borders from Thursday as the British Overseas Territory reacts to the confirmation of two cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19. Premier Easton Taylor-...

CARICOM chairman Mia Mottley is to take a break from Government to undergo a medical procedure. Mottley, who is also the Prime Minister of Barbados, made the disclosure in a national broadcast on Thursday night. She did not provide details but said...

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed in the Cayman Islands as the country fights COVID-19. The restriction started at 7: 00 p.m. Wednesday night and will run until 5:00 a.m. In making the announcement,  Premier Alden McLaughlin said the...
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