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Trinidad and Tobago PM Tested Positive for COVID-19

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Μια διαφημιστική κούκλα για rapid test βρίσκεται στην είσοδο ενός μικρού διαγνωστικού κέντρου στη Φρανκφούρτη της Γερμανίας. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Keith Rowley has tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Tuesday.

Rowley was tested after experiencing flu-like symptoms on Monday, according to a government statement. He is isolated and under medical supervision.

Rowley had spent the Easter holidays in Tobago and was scheduled to be vaccinated on Tuesday, the same day the twin-island nation launched its vaccination program after receiving more than 33,000 AstraZeneca doses.

The country of 1.2 million people has reported more than 8,000 coronavirus cases and 145 confirmed deaths.