The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development of the THA launched its Drive-Through , no appointment system on Saturday at the Shaw Park Complex car park. Services are available from 8 am - 4 pm and is a part of the government's drive to increase vaccine accessibility. The boost also comes in the wake of an increase in Covid-19 positive cases and one identified case of the P1 variant. Rion George, Senior Corporate Communications Officer at the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development joined us.
According to the statistics, July is recorded as the third deadliest month in relation to Covid-19 fatalities. Two Hundred and thirty people died as a result of the virus, which would be seen as an improvement from May and June which recorded over 300 hundred deaths. The death toll is now at 1092, while active cases stand at 5818. The government has boosted vaccination drives and has a significant amount of vaccines in hand,
Is the Opposition supporting this new new thrust? Dr. Rishad Seecheran, the Member of Parliament for Caroni East joined us.
There was no special curfew for the long holiday weekend but did the TTPS have a challenge on their hands with regulation breaches? Senior Superintendent Wayne Mystar joined us now and provide us with an update.
We are putting the focus on WizdomCRM Virtual Stock Market Game & Competition. It's geared towards secondary school students as a way of introducing them to financial literacy. The program has received support from several schools and also the Tobago House of Assembly. It begins on August 9th and telling us about the details on how you can sign-up and participate are Dayne Aguilera Country Manager and Joel Bajnauth Program Coordinator.
In an effort to combat vaccination hesitancy, the University of the Trinidad and Tobago is hosting a special panel discussion tomorrow from 6 pm. Non-Communicable Diseases and co-morbidities are some of the areas to be explored.