Pregnant Point Fortin Mayor, Saleema Thomas, who has been in isolation following her Covid-19 diagnosis some three weeks ago, has now been given a clean bill of health.
Her latest Covid-19 test results came back negative on Friday.
In a release from her office, it was revealed Mayor Thomas remained in quarantine at home under the close care and observation of the St Patrick County Medical Office of Health (CMOH), after testing positive for the virus.
While in isolation Mayor Thomas continued to carry out her mayoral duties remotely, conducting virtual council and administrative meetings to ensure business continuity in dealing with the affairs of the southern Borough.
Mayor Thomas states “my condition and that of my unborn child is good at this time, and I thank all those who expressed concern about my health status, along with persons who sent best wishes for my successful recovery”.
She further stated, “I am thankful to the St Patrick CMOH, Dr. Kalicharan Ramnarine and Dr. Allyssa Persad of the surveillance team, in the performance of their duties and the excellent support they provided”.
In the coming weeks, the Burgesses of Point Fortin can expect additional public health awareness campaigns, to upkeep and highlight health measures and protocols, so as to ensure their safety during the pandemic.