Tuesday, 28 August 2018 16:24

No Malaria Outbreak In T&T

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There is no malaria outbreak in Trinidad and Tobago.

The assurance came from the Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh, on Tuesday.

He said the confirmed cases of malaria recorded thus far for the year are not unusual, and noted that the majority of confirmed cases in Trinidad and Tobago are imported from neighbouring countries.

Minister Deyalsingh said the Ministry is continuing to take measures to prevent the spread of malaria in Trinidad and Tobago.

Regarding the reported case, the Minister said the Insect Vector Control Division has completed an environmental assessment, inclusive of residual spraying in the location, as well as extended spraying into the wider Cedros area.


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