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Dominica to add positive antigen tests to the Covid dashboard & now records 361 cases of Covid-19.

Dominica now records 361 cases of Covid-19.

National Epidemiologist, Dr Shalauddin Ahmed made the announcement on Thursday night.

He says all of these cases have been confirmed positive by PCR testing.

Meantime, the Pan American Health Organisation has advised the Ministry of Health here to add positive antigen tests to the total number of positive cases recorded.

Dr. Ahmend explains that this is because a large percentage of positive antigen tests are confirmed via PCR testing.

There are currently over 200 positive antigen tests awaiting clearance.

National Epidemiologist, Dr Shalauddin Ahmed

This means that by Friday the island could see approximately 600 positive cases reflected on the covid-19 dashboard.

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