Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has tested positive for Covid-19.
The breaking news comes on the same day the PM was scheduled to receive his first dose of the Astra-Zeneca vaccine in Tobago.
A brief statement from the Office of the Prime Minister which was shared just before 10am, said Dr. Rowley began experiencing flu-like symptoms last evening and was subsequently tested for the virus.
Prime Minister Rowley remains under medical supervision and has been put in isolation.
He was due to receive the vaccine around 2:30pm this afternoon, at the Scarborough Health Centre.