Commonwealth of Dominica Press Briefing

WHO's Update on Virus Variants

November 21st, commonwealth of Dominica coronavirus update

November 20th, commonwealth of Dominica coronavirus update

It is important adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols as Dominica reports four (4) new active cases of COVID-19.

Dominica had recorded 4 new active Covid-19 cases.

The total number of confirmed cases in Dominica now stands at 72.

The number of active cases is seventeen (17)

A total of 55 cases have successfully recovered.

There have been no deaths.

Over the past week we have had 4 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, two of the 4 cases are linked to a cluster originating from the All Saints University.  The 3rd case was identified following a rapid test confirmed at the Douglas-Charles Airport during entry.

The 4th case is a foreign national who was identified via travel screening.

The cases are two males and two females between the ages of 23 and 38-years-old. Two of them exhibited mild flu-like symptoms mainly low grade fever and runny nose a week prior to their diagnosis.

Contact tracing is ongoing and so far 72 contacts have been tested and all are negative. The Ministry of Health has initiated mass screening at the All Saint’s University where the recent cluster cases were identified.