(Trinidad Guardian) Government members are on heightened COVID alert.
This, after Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley was tested for COVID-19 following exposure on August 10 to someone who tested positive for the virus.
Rowley’s test was negative.
Rowley, who revealed the situation around noon yesterday on his Facebook page, said he has been advised to self-quarantine.
His announcement followed former UNC MP Dr. Tim Gopeesingh’s confirmation on Thursday that he (Gopeesingh) has COVID-19.
Also yesterday Independent Liberal Party leader Jack Warner confirmed he’ll be testing for COVID-19 after two of his employees tested positive for the virus.
Rowley stated on his Facebook page yesterday, “It came to my attention, last night that on Monday 10th, I was exposed to someone who later tested positive for Covid-19.”