The latter is a precautionary measure taken in light of the fact that both cases of H1N1 have been detected on that flight. Passengers ought not to be overly concerned, as upon contact with the Ministry, all necessary procedures will be followed to ensure their well being and the containment of the virus. Nevertheless, they are urged to strictly follow the recommendations of the Ministry and assist in the Ministry’s efforts to contain the virus in the country.
The Ministry continues to actively contact and screen all passengers on the aforementioned flight; so far there is no indication that anyone else has been infected.
The Ministry will keep the public updated on any new developments. The national community is reminded that this is a national effort, which calls for the cooperation of every single citizen.
Once again the Ministry of Health is urging all citizens to practice good hygiene (washing hands) and proper respiratory etiquette (cover your cough, sneeze, etc). All citizens are further urged to seek official information on Influenza A/H1N1 through the Ministry's:
• Website at: www.health.gov.tt
• Facebook group: Ministry of Health
• Twitter @moh_tt
• Email @ firstname.lastname@example.org
• The H1N1 hotline at 800-WELL (9355)