BPTT says a contractor who visited one of its offshore platforms has tested positive for COVID 19.
According to a release issued over the weekend, BPTT said the contractor was asymptomatic and had tested negative prior to visiting its facilities.
It added that it notified the Ministry of Health as soon as it was made aware of the positive result.
BPTT assured that it is following guidelines as laid out by the Health Ministry.
Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh confirmed that the company is operating in accordance with health protocols.
BPTT said meanwhile that operations at the offshore facility will continue as normal.
However, it explained there will be increased monitoring for COVID 19 with daily testing on site for all workers.