Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh received his COVID-19 booster earlier today at The Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain. According to a press release from the Ministry of Health Minister Deyalsingh was administered the Pfizer vaccine in keeping with the guidelines of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Booster Programme. He previously received two primary doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
After receiving the vaccine, Minister Deyalsingh urged members of the public who are fully vaccinated “to get their booster vaccines at selected vaccination sites across the country, in accordance with the advertised schedule”. COVID-19 vaccine boosters are administered after a prescribed time has passed since the recipient received his/her second dose of a 2-dose regimen vaccine OR dose of a 1-dose regimen vaccine.