The US Embassy says it has received requests from US citizens in Trinidad and Tobago who want to return to the US, as this country has closed its borders to international travel.

Juhel Browne reports.

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Tobago has recorded its 3rd positive COVID-19 case, that of a 69 year old man, with no travel history, seen by a private doctor and sent with a referral for further management.

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Brian Lewis believed the date was not particularly ideal but he felt it was necessary.

For the past few weeks COVID-19 cases coming into the healthcare system have been attached to a travel history as well as primary and secondary contact.