THE covid19 Travel Pass system and support restrictions in Trinidad and Tobago will be lifted from June 1, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has announced.
During Wednesday’s virtual press conference, he said covid19 cases have plateaued at around 200 cases per day, and based on international, regional and local data, there has been a weakening of the phase. acute virus.
“We are seeing a decline in this acute phase of the pandemic. But please note that the pandemic is still with us,” he said, but added: “As of Wednesday June 1, 2022, I am authorized by the Prime Minister to tell the country, especially those traveling , that the TT Travel Pass system be discontinued.
“This means that nationals and unvaccinated non-nationals can enter TT, so you don’t have to prove your vaccination status.
“However, you must provide either a negative PCR or an antigen test (performed) 48 hours prior to entry.”
Deyalsingh said people traveling to the country without a negative test will be quarantined at their own expense.
During quarantine, he explained, a negative PCR or antigen can be presented at any time as a condition of release.
Other health restrictions such as mask-wearing, social distancing and hand-washing remain in effect.
“All other measures remain in place, example: masking. We continue to ask people to follow public health guidelines, especially regarding masking.”
He said that at this point in the pandemic, “much of the responsibility for managing this is shared between the Ministry of Health, the government and, most importantly, the people of TT”.