Manager of Auto 8 Car Care Ltd., Melissa Sankar, spoke with the Express' Jermaine Cruickshank in Aranguez today. Sankar said she was happy that she and her team were back to work and ready to meet the needs of the public as the country rolls back the Covid-19 regulations.

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United National Congress (UNC) political leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar will not be stepping down in the face of several calls for her to do so.

According to UNC public relations officer and newly elected Tabaquite MP Anita Haynes, all 18 elected UNC MPs have “full confidence” in Persad-Bissessar and as of now she remains their leader.

THE United National Congress is trying to “Guyana-ise” the Trinidad and Tobago general election.

“But Trinidad and Tobago is not Guyana.”

So said Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley as he responded yesterday to news that the UNC was seeking a recount in five constituencies and that its lawyers were compiling a list of irregularities which the party said occurred during the polling process.

Trinidad and Tobago now has 19 new confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 300.

In its Covid-19 morning update, the Ministry of Health noted 14 of the positive cases emerged from tests done from August 7.

A recount of the votes in the constituency of San Fernando West has begun.

The recount, which was requested by the United National Congress (UNC) whose candidate Sean Sobers lost by just over 1,500 votes, began yesterday afternoon.