In related news, Jolly’s Pharmacy says it is taking all precautions to protect customers after an employee tested positive for COVID 19. Jolly’s PRO Carlton Languedoc said the company has hired a cleaning company to sanitize the company’s premises and will continue to implement the strictest protocols.
Dominica now has 22 active COVID-19 cases. Health Minister Dr. Irving Mc Intyre told the Anou Palay programme on Sunday that seven new cases were confirmed on Saturday. Two patients were discharged from the COVID center over the weekend.
MP for the Mahaut Constituency Rayburn Blackmoore has called on organizers of events to cancel events for the next two weeks, as Dominica has seen an increase in Coronavirus cases. Speaking on Kairi FM, Blackmoore confirmed that cases were found in Mahaut and Jimmit, villages in his constituency. While revealing that the Virus’ latest victims […]
Government on Wednesday announced new, strict protocols for the hosting of public events. No more than 250 people can attend any event and each person must be allocated 36 square feet of standing room. He said a monitoring team will be assigned to ensure protocols are observed.
The annual Market Day with a Difference will be held this year despite challenges posed by the Coronavirus. The Roseau Market Authority and the Dominica Export Import Agency (DEXIA) announced the continuation of the local show this morning, with the event scheduled for this Saturday. Superintendent of the Roseau Market Kishma Registe encouraged vendors and […]
Bishop of Roseau His Lordship Gabriel Malzaire has commended the approach of the Ministry of Health to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Bishiop Malzaire delivered his independence message on Tuesday. He said Dominica could boast of one of the best responses to the pandemic.
Bishop of Roseau, His Lordship Gabriel Malzaire has rejected the view that Pope Francis has supported civil unions among same sex couple. During a documentary titled “Francesco” released last Wednesday, the Pope stressed that Homosexuals must not be cast out of their homes, and have right to a family. Malzaire says that a word the […]
The Dominica parliament on Monday passed a measure to allow for the possession of up to twenty-eight grams or less of cannabis. National Security Minister Rayburn Blackmoore brought the bill to the parliament. He said the bill opens the way to review the approach to law enforcement as relates to cannabis possession.
Parliament will meet today to consider a number of bills for enactment; among them a bill to allow for the possession of up to twenty-eight grams or less of cannabis. The bill will also consider vacating any conviction before its passage, for an offence involving the possession of twenty-eight grams of Cannabis or less. The […]
Government will consider new guidelines for the staging of public events in response to an increase in COVID-19 cases here. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit told his Anou Palay programme on Sunday, Government will impose mandatory measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 if citizens continue to ignore safety protocols. Mr. Skerrit said Government will also […]