Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley

The Prime Minister has confirmed that places of worship in Trinidad and Tobago will be re-opened one day earlier than originally scheduled.

In an official statement released this morning by the Office of the Prime Minister, places of worship now will be reopened on Thursday 11 June 2020, but urges that citizens continue to follow the hygiene and safety aspects of the COVID-19 guidelines issued by Government.

Following is the full text of the statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office.


The recent announcement by Prime Minister Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley stated that places of worship will be reopened from Friday 12 June, 2020, this has now been advanced by 24 hours to Thursday 11 June, 2020.

This will allow for nationwide Church celebrations of Corpus Christi, which comes on the eve of the originally scheduled reopening date.

Believers and devotees are reminded that as we return to our places of worship later this week, we must strictly observe the guidelines of sanitizing, distancing and wearing of a mask by all persons attending places of worship.