Trinidad and Tobago: In his address to a press conference, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago announced that from July 19, 2021, all restaurants, food establishments, traveling and non-traveling catering services will be authorized to provide drive-thru, curbside services. and take-out services only, while consumption of food would not be permitted on site.
He also informed that the nation will receive 800,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine, which will arrive on the island on Tuesday, and that the first delivery by the African Medical Trust will arrive later this month.
“So we can start expanding our total capacity to bring it into line with the 1.2 million doses that we can confirm in hand. This translates to 600,000 citizens fully vaccinated in the coming weeks, ”added Prime Minister Rowley.
Here are the announcements made by PM Rowley –
– The reopening of exercise and outdoor activity in public spaces, with limitation to groups of five individuals from Monday July 19, 2021.
– All manufacturing sectors would be allowed to take over and reopen car dealerships from Monday, July 12, 2021.
Following the statement, the Prime Minister said that “During the month of July, T&T would be significantly vaccinated and the mass vaccination program would begin on Friday July 16, 2021. Details would be provided by the Ministry of Health of T&T “.
Prime Minister Rowley added that the government hopes it will soon fully immunize 900,000 people and noted that a further removal of COVID-19 restrictions will be announced in late July.
According to the T&T Department of Health’s COVID-19 update report, until July 10, 2021, there are a total of 225,546 people who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while about 140,568 people received their second dose of the vaccine. vaccine and are now fully vaccinated against the deadly virus.
The island currently has 6,093 active cases of the novel coronavirus, with 935 deaths and 27,549 recoveries.