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First Covid-19 Case Reported in Dominica in More Than 100 Days

Staff Consortium | August 21, 2020

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominica recorded its first coronavirus case in more than 100 days as Jamaica and Suriname recorded deaths from the virus that has so far killed 792,000 people and infected more than 22.6 million others worldwide as of Thursday. Dominica National Epidemiologist, Dr.  Shaulludin Ahmed, a British national who arrived on the island earlier this month, is the latest case bringing the total number to 19. “He arrived in Dominica on August 10. Prior to arrival he had two PCR tests done which were negative. On arrival, the rapid test was conducted and it was negative. He was on home quarantine for the most part and he is asymptomatic and he has been asymptomatic all through his quarantine phase. He was admitted to the COVID Centre last night and he will be monitored for the next 14 days,” he added. Ahmed said that contact…

St. Kitts Government Attempts Explanation for Allowing…

Staff Consortium | August 20, 2020

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government has defended its decision to allow two ships…

Jamaica Defense Force on Lockdown Following Spread…

Staff Consortium | August 20, 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC –  The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), on Thursday said that it has implemented…

Medical Team From Cuba to Arrive in British Virgin…

Staff Consortium | July 23, 2020

HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 23, CMC – Twenty-two Cuban medical professionals are scheduled to arrive here on Thursday…

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Borders of Trinidad and Tobago to Remain Closed For Now

Staff Consortium | June 22, 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has said the borders of the twin island republic will remain closed as long as health requirements related to COVID-19 remain in place....

Haiti Records a New Coronavirus Case Every 7 Minutes

Staff Consortium | June 11, 2020

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti records on average one new case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) every 7 minutes as the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country recorded nearly 500 case...

Jetblue Flight Carries Home St. Lucians Stuck in U.S.

Staff Consortium | June 11, 2020

ST. LUCIA — Efforts by senior leadership of St. Lucia’s representative offices in the United States and the St. Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) resulted in a JetBlue repatriation flight on June 10,...

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