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Minister of Education Anthony Garcia. Teachers at a school in Barataria/San Juan are begging for his intervention in cases of severe indiscipline at the institution.

Education Minister Anthony Garcia says there are no immediate plans to close schools at this time.

His announcement came hours after Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh and National Security Minister Stuart Young confirmed the country’s first COVID-19 case.

Speaking last evening, Garcia said they would announce what action plans are in place moving forward during a press conference tomorrow.

He revealed that a series of games which had been planned for schools within the Port of Spain district for the coming week had been postponed.