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Dr Tim Gopeesingh, Member of Parliament for Caroni East.

Former UNC Minister of Education and former MP for Caroni East, Dr Tim Gopeesingh has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr Gopeesingh made ana announcement on his Facebook page this evening.

It stated: “I wish to confirm that I have tested positive for COVID-19, the results of which were communicated to me late last night. Under the existing health protocols and guidelines, I am currently in the State’s medical care, where I am being very well managed by a frontline team of nurses, doctors and support staff, for which I am very grateful.”

The number of active cases in T&T now stands at 615.