It is further damning evidence that the Government intends to continue to do nothing of substance to combat the Covid-19 crisis, except to ride it out and then declare victory, with a convenient excuse to have free rein over the country’s Treasury and rainy day funds.
Today’s news conference was just another exercise in the Rowley talk shop, copy and paste policy of nonstop, and ultimately useless, PR gimmickry. -- Kamla Persad Bissessar Source 7m.
In February, 71 people died from pneumonia, while 39 died from respiratory causes. In March, the number of people who died from pneumonia rose significantly to 96, while deaths from respiratory illnesses also rose in this month to 51 from the previous month. Source 4h.
Dr. Hinds addressed this in a conference this morning. He said that the data is being used in the wrong way and is an attempt to mislead the population.
After what is supposed to be a positive result with the first phase of reopening businesses in T&T, tomorrow is supposed to be the second phase which includes much of the manufacturing sector.
Image from Ministry of Health FB page.
We interrupt Trinidad & Tobago Coronavirus COVID19 to share wisdom from way back when:
Today is: 1st June (GMT), in history on the 1st of June, 1861 AD the following event happened:
US and Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange