It’s official: PM Rowley “Food retail reopens Monday”

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It’s official: PM Rowley “Food retail reopens Monday”

After an arduous and protracted period of suspended operations, Trinidad and Tobago’s food services sector reopens this Monday 19th, July, 2021 at 6:00am. Prime minister Dr. Keith Rowley made the announcement at today’s weekly Covid 19 press briefing. The PM stressed that while the sector reopens for business, it’s on a delivery take away basis only.

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh also indicated that the vaccination drive saw a significant bump with food sector workers turning up in their thousands from this past Thursday to receive their first jabs.

Dr Rowley also identified the signing of an agreement for Pfizer vaccines which can possibly be used with approval from the WHO for use in the vaccination of secondary school aged children. This is carded for august and only to be used for secondary school students. This he said will facilitate resumption of in class education of a section of school children.

The Prime Minister also advised the population that outdoor exercise is again allowed from Monday 19th July, 2021 in public spaces but in numbers of five persons or less. No team sports are allowed at this time.