Health Minister: No Official Word Yet On US Gov’t’s Donation Of Pfizer Vaccines To T&T.

Health Minister: No Official Word Yet On US Gov’t’s Donation Of Pfizer Vaccines To T&T.

Trinidad and Tobago is yet to get any official information from the United States with respect to the donation of Pfizer vaccines.

Confirmation of this comes from Minister of Health, Terrence Deyalsingh.

He was speaking at Wednesday’s virtual news briefing held by the Ministry of Health.

The Health Minister said he is awaiting a formal announcement on this matter.

However, the Caribbean Media Corporation is reporting Trinidad and Tobago is among six regional countries to receive the first shipment of the Pfizer vaccines.

According to the CMC report, the other Caricom countries are Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St Kitts-Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The CMC report said Trinidad and Tobago will receive three hundred and five thousand, three hundred and seventy (305 370) dozes of the Pfizer vaccine, Bahamas three hundred and ninety –seven thousand (397 000), Antigua and Barbuda seventeen thousand, five hundred and fifty (17 550), Barbados seventy thousand, two hundred (70 200), St Kitts and Nevis eleven thousand, seven hundred (11 700) and St Vincent and the Grenadines thirty-five thousand one hundred (35 100).

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