Acting Prisons Commissioner, Dennis Pulchan, on Saturday, ordered the evacuation of the Prisons Administration Building in Port of Spain. The order came after it was revealed that a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Prison Service had tested positive for Covid19.

According to a media release, contact tracing has been initiated and guidelines set out by the Ministry of Health in cases such as these, are being adhered to.

It further stated that the Prisons Administration Building will remain closed until the completion of the sanitisation process.