Trinidad and Tobago has received more than three hundred thousand doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
The vaccines arrived at the Piarco International Airport this morning.
CARICOM and Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Amery Browne revealed the news on his Facebook page this morning.
He posted a video of a DHL cargo plane landing at the Piarco International Airport.
The caption below explained that the aircraft loaded with three hundred and 5 thousand, two hundred and seventy doses of the WHO approved Pfizer vaccines from the USA landed at 7:58 this morning.
The Caribbean Media Corporation has reported that 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 Ion addition to Trinidad’s 300 thousand plus doses, Bahamas will receive three hundred and ninety –seven thousand; Antigua and Barbuda seventeen thousand, five hundred and fifty; Barbados seventy thousand, two hundred; St Kitts and Nevis eleven thousand, seven hundred and St Vincent and the Grenadines thirty-five thousand one hundred.