It’s only a matter of time before Trinidad and Tobago gets its first case of the Delta variant, as it’s more transmissible than the P1 (Brazilian) variant, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley also warned on Thursday that it is inevitable the highly infectious Delta variant will reach T&T’s shores.
Head of the National Primary Schools Principals Association Carlene Hayes says many teachers have already accessed the Covid-19 vaccine on their own, and did not wait for the Ministry of Education’s current vaccination drive.
“The Prime Minister is saying that teachers are not taking the vaccine, but this is not so,” she said yesterday during a telephone interview with the Express.
What happened in the canefield was a planned and frenzied assault, Justice Lisa Ramsumair-Hinds said, in delivering guilty verdicts yesterday on Sean Luke murderers Akeel Mitchell and Richard Chatoo.