Tobago national returning from China screened at ANR Robinson Airport

Tobago national returning from China screened at ANR Robinson Airport

A national of Trinidad and Tobago, who is a resident of Tobago, arrived at the ANR Robinson International Airport at 5:21pm and was screened by airport health officials.

According to a media release sent by the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development in Tobago, screening was performed on all passengers arriving on this flight and there were NO ill passengers.

Upon arrival at the airport, our national was immediately isolated from all other passengers, interviewed and examined by Port Health officials. The individual did not have fever or any other symptoms and is currently in good health.

In keeping with the nation’s policy that returning nationals from China will be quarantined and monitored at home, the individual was taken directly home by Health officials.

The individual will be quarantined at home for the next fourteen days with security stationed at the home 24/7, to ensure that the person adheres to the national policy to not leave home under such circumstances.
5. The Public Health Authorities will monitor the individual on a daily basis to ensure the person remains in good health.

The Division and the Tobago Regional Health Authority (TRHA) have all procedures and protocols in place to respond, in the event that the individual becomes ill.

The Division understands threatening messages have been posted on social media. We kindly ask that persons please cease and desist from doing such. The Division wishes to assure the public that there is no need to panic and that there are currently no cases of COVID-19 in Trinidad and Tobago.

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