• 05 JUN 2021

Prime Minister’s Media Conference – Saturday 05th June, 2021

Trinidad and Tobago is set to receive 800,000 single-dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines from the Africa Medical Supply Platform, with the arrival of the first batch of vaccines expected in August.

This was one of the major announcements made by Prime Minister Dr the Hon Keith Rowley at a media conference held at the Diplomatic Centre, St Anns today (Saturday 5th June, 2021).

Dr Rowley also announced the following:

– A significant shipment of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines from China is expected next week Thursday.

– The Government is revisiting the border closure and exemption arrangement with an aim to implement a new policy for travel within the next 4-6 weeks.

The Prime Minister met with Caribbean Airlines and various stakeholders yesterday. Another meeting will be held on Tuesday to advance this position and details of this arrangement are expected by the end of next week.

– For the month of June (starting tomorrow, Sunday 06th June, 2021), curfew hours on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays will be from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.