COVID-19 vaccine drive to resume this Friday, May 21st

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COVID-19 vaccine drive to resume this Friday, May 21st

The Ministry of Health has advised that from Friday 21st May, T&T’s COVID-19 vaccination programme will resume, using the newly received Sinopharm vaccines.

The Sinopharm vaccines arrived shortly after 1am this morning.

According to a release from the MOH, persons eligible for the shots are:
• People 60 years and over
• People under 60 with non-communicable diseases (NDCs) – these include high blood pressure and diabetes
• Healthcare workers

The doses will be given out at 25 sites in Trinidad and Tobago.

Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, speaking at today’s MOH briefing, says there will be no walk-ins this time around as shots will be given on appointments only.

Appointments may be made from today for all eligible persons, by calling the relevant RHA phone numbers or sending a WhatsApp message to the numbers identified in the list below.