At 3:10 this afternoon 108,700 doses of WHO-approved Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines landed in Trinidad and Tobago, procured by the Government via the facilitation of the African Union.
The shipment of 108,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccines, via the African Medical Supplies Platform is due to arrive at Piarco International Airport at 3:15pm Friday.
This has been confirmed by Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, Dr Amery Browne.
Originally scheduled to arrive in Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday evening, the delay experienced is said to be due to technical issues in the Brussels to Miami leg of the flight
This shipment of vaccines is the first tranche out of an order of 800,000 made by Trinidad and Tobago through the African Medical Supplies Platform.