TTMA completed two phases of COVID vaccination drive

TTMA - the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association has completed its two phases of its vaccination drive. Under these two phases, a total of 10,000 Sinopharm vaccines have been given to the people working in the business association.

Trinidad and Tobago: TTMA – the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association has completed its two phases of its vaccination drive. Under these two phases, a total of 10,000 Sinopharm vaccines have been given to the people working in the business association.

The President of TTMA – Tricia Coosal, stated that the association remains constant in supporting the partnership with the government and the private sector to provide COVID-19 vaccinations.

TTMA’s President asserted, “We are happy that TTMA is a consecutive contributor to Trinidad and Tobago’s government vaccinates to operate the programme. Our organisation feels we are well on our way to a safe reopening of the business sector.”

On behalf of the TTMA, Coosal further thanked the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Trade and Industry for the faith and trust they placed in TTMA to administer large COVID-19 vaccination sites.

She added, “This public-private partnership has worked seamlessly for the vaccination of the business community.” The association was provided with the 10,000 doses of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines along with other divisions in the private sector.

The President of TTMA also informed that the organisation is planning to commence the executing phase one of the second doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine soon.

Following the statement, she cited, “TTMA’s commitment is for the administration of both first and second doses, the plan is to begin second dose administration to phase one 5,000 vaccinated receivers by next week.”

She added that the volunteer support from T&T Medical Association and SEWA T&T International, and the National Council for Indian Culture was also appreciated.

As per the sources, the TTMA was yet to confirm the logistics and availability of their partners and volunteers to begin.

So far, around 2.68 lakh doses of the COVID-19 vaccines have been administered on the island and around 69,074 individuals have received their second dose of the vaccine and are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.