PM out of isolation
SCARBOROUGH, Tobago (CMC):
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has tested negative for the coronavirus (COVID-19) for a second consecutive day, and as a result, his period of isolation since contracting the virus earlier this month has ended, the Office of the Prime Minister announced Tuesday.
It said that Rowley, who is in isolation at the official residence in Blenheim here under the supervision of the healthcare professionals from the Tobago Regional Health Authority, “was tested today for COVID-19 in keeping with the stated health protocols. The result remains negative”.
The statement said that “this brings to an end the prime minister’s isolation”, and that Rowley has since extended his “deepest gratitude to the medical team who provided expert care during this period”.
“The prime minister thanks the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago who prayed for his well-being and offered kind words of support over the last three weeks. He also acknowledges those from the region and the wider international community who expressed concern and sent messages of hope for his speedy recovery,” the statement added.