It is not a State of Emergency, nor a lockdown but movement of persons across Trinidad and Tobago will be further restricted as Government suspends all non-essential businesses as of midnight on Sunday.

As Urvashi Tiwari Roopnarine tells us, it's the brandishing of more artillery in the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Tobago has recorded its 3rd positive COVID-19 case, that of a 69 year old man, with no travel history, seen by a private doctor and sent with a referral for further management.

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Brian Lewis believed the date was not particularly ideal but he felt it was necessary.

For the past few weeks COVID-19 cases coming into the healthcare system have been attached to a travel history as well as primary and secondary contact.