Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Kamla sends prayers after Tim Gopeesingh tests positive for COVID-19

File photo: Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar

File photo: Opposition Leader, Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has sent prayers and well wishes to former Education Minister Dr Tim Gopeesingh, who on Thursday night confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 and is in the state's medical care.

In a Facebook post on Friday, Persad-Bissessar said she is sure " his resilient courage will ensure he conquers."

She said: "Dr Tim Gopeesingh has been a true statesman over the years, making significant contributions to our national development and I am sure his resilient courage will ensure he conquers."

The Opposition Leader further urged citizens to vigilant as numbers continue to rise.

She said: "COVID-19 has the potential to grow exponentially in Trinidad and Tobago, rapidly overwhelming the healthcare system according to Chief Medical Officer Dr Rosham Parasram.
It is important to stay vigilant and adhere to the recommended health measures to protect yourselves and others."

Persad-Bissessar also paid tribute to the frontline workers for their hard work and contribution.

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