Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley says he has asked that unvaccinated security officers not be rostered to work on his security detail.

This is in response to a report that President Paula Mae-Weekes and asked unvaccinated security officials to stay away from her.

Speaking at a post-Cabinet media briefing on July 22 at the Prime Minister’s Tobago residence at Blenheim, he said he had made that decision a while ago.

” I too had taken a decision because I am in the group of people who are particularly exposed to the virus so I will do everything possible to reduce or minimize my exposure to get the virus. I did that but unfortunately, I was infected.”

Dr. Rowley tested positive for COVID-19 on April 6, 2021, the day he was due to get his first shot of the COVID vaccine.

He got his first dose of the Sinopharm vaccine on July 21, 2021.

Reporter: Camille McEachnie