The Government of Trinidad and Tobago today extended their “profound appreciation to the Government and people of Bermuda” for the recent donation of 9,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the Government of Trinidad & Tobago’s website, Dr Amery Browne, the Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, “received 9,000 World Health Organization (WHO) approved AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from Bermuda on May 24th.

“These vaccines were generously donated to the Government of Trinidad and Tobago by the Government of Bermuda from their existing allocation of vaccines.

“The vaccines arrived at the Piarco International Airport this afternoon arrived at 4:23pm and were immediately handed over to the technical team of the Ministry of Health. Minister Browne was accompanied by Her Excellency Frances Seignoret, Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago to CARICOM and Ms. Anesa Doodnath-Siboo Principal Pharmacist [Ag.], Ministry of Health.”

The website update concluded: “The Government of Trinidad and Tobago extends its profound appreciation to the Government and people of Bermuda for their generosity in providing this much needed assistance and for also providing transportation for the vaccines.”

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