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ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU closes until April 10 due to COVID-19

The public service union will be closed effective Wednesday April 1st to Friday April 10th. Persons wishing to contact the Union can call cellphone numbers 612 0191 or 245 7823 or via email at dominicapsu@gmail.com The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU closes until Apr
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU closes until April 10 due to COVID-19

The public service union will be closed effective Wednesday April 1st to Friday April 10th. Persons wishing to contact the Union can call cellphone numbers 612 0191 or 245 7823 or via email at dominicapsu@gmail.com The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU closes until April 10 due to COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

New dates for Olympic Games confirmed

The new date for the Olympic Games have been confirmed and will be held on July 23rd to August 8th, 2021. The name “Tokyo 2020” will be maintained for symbolic purposes. The games were cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus... The post Ne
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New dates for Olympic Games confirmed

The new date for the Olympic Games have been confirmed and will be held on July 23rd to August 8th, 2021. The name “Tokyo 2020” will be maintained for symbolic purposes. The games were cancelled this year due to the Coronavirus... The post New dates for Olympic Games confirmed appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BUSINESS BYTE: More than 130,000 students across the Caribbean to benefit from virtual learning platform

CWCF provides Flow Study Program FREE for ALL students until June 15in response to COVID-19  Over 130,000 kindergarten, primary and secondary school students across the Caribbean will benefit from the Flow Study program FREE of charge from now through Ju
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BUSINESS BYTE: More than 130,000 students across the Caribbean to benefit from virtual learning platform

CWCF provides Flow Study Program FREE for ALL students until June 15in response to COVID-19  Over 130,000 kindergarten, primary and secondary school students across the Caribbean will benefit from the Flow Study program FREE of charge from now through June... The post BUSINESS BYTE: More than 130,000 students across the Caribbean to benefit from virtual learning platform appeared first on Dominica News Online.

MUSIC VIDEO: Big God (repraise) – Rehlar

Stephen Akintunjoye (a.k.a Rehlar) is a Nigerian born gospel minister who currently resides in Dominica. Rehlar releases a Repraise of his previous release with same title ‘Big God’ which is also the #Song3 from his #2020OneSongEachMonthChallenge
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MUSIC VIDEO: Big God (repraise) – Rehlar

Stephen Akintunjoye (a.k.a Rehlar) is a Nigerian born gospel minister who currently resides in Dominica. Rehlar releases a Repraise of his previous release with same title ‘Big God’ which is also the #Song3 from his #2020OneSongEachMonthChallenge. Rehlar had this to... The post MUSIC VIDEO: Big God (repraise) – Rehlar appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Dominica government plans to take new measures as 3-day curfew ends

The government of Dominica plans to put new measures in place in its continuing efforts to prevent the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, who was speaking during a special programme on State-Owned DBS Radio on... The po
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COVID-19: Dominica government plans to take new measures as 3-day curfew ends

The government of Dominica plans to put new measures in place in its continuing efforts to prevent the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, who was speaking during a special programme on State-Owned DBS Radio on... The post COVID-19: Dominica government plans to take new measures as 3-day curfew ends appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica’s fire department has system to properly perform role in coronavirus management- Fire Chief

Fire Chief, Josiah Dupuis, has said that a system has been put in place within the fire department to enable proper execution in the management and elimination of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the island. He said because fire officers are... The post Dominica
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Dominica’s fire department has system to properly perform role in coronavirus management- Fire Chief

Fire Chief, Josiah Dupuis, has said that a system has been put in place within the fire department to enable proper execution in the management and elimination of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the island. He said because fire officers are... The post Dominica’s fire department has system to properly perform role in coronavirus management- Fire Chief appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Regional Round Up/March 30, 2020

ANGUILLA NEW HEALTH REGULATIONS  (theanguillan.net). From 27 March, for two weeks, Anguillans are confined to their homes except for essential visits to a doctor, pharmacy, grocery store, wholesale food and drink suppliers, restaurant, banks or money ser
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COVID-19: Regional Round Up/March 30, 2020

ANGUILLA NEW HEALTH REGULATIONS  (theanguillan.net). From 27 March, for two weeks, Anguillans are confined to their homes except for essential visits to a doctor, pharmacy, grocery store, wholesale food and drink suppliers, restaurant, banks or money services, or a gas... The post COVID-19: Regional Round Up/March 30, 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dominica increase to 12

Dominica has reported another confirmed case of COVID-19. The total number of positive coronavirus cases on the island now stands at 12. National Epidemiologist, Dr Shalludin Ahmed made the announcement at a press briefing now underway here.   More to...
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Positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dominica increase to 12

Dominica has reported another confirmed case of COVID-19. The total number of positive coronavirus cases on the island now stands at 12. National Epidemiologist, Dr Shalludin Ahmed made the announcement at a press briefing now underway here.   More to... The post Positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Dominica increase to 12 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COMMENTARY: Coping with the economic impact of COVID-19 in Dominica

In a previous press release, the Dominica Business Forum Inc. encouraged the private sector to shut down operations to save lives. The DBF Inc. applauds the private sector enterprises who have taken a proactive role in shutting down their business... The pos
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COMMENTARY: Coping with the economic impact of COVID-19 in Dominica

In a previous press release, the Dominica Business Forum Inc. encouraged the private sector to shut down operations to save lives. The DBF Inc. applauds the private sector enterprises who have taken a proactive role in shutting down their business... The post COMMENTARY: Coping with the economic impact of COVID-19 in Dominica appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Police break up church gathering in Antigua; church leader to be charged

Lawmen in Antigua and Barbuda yesterday dispersed a church gathering in a village called Bolans because there were more than 25 members assembled. In fact, the Jamaican pastor, Uriah Taylor and a deacon were taken into police custody and could... The post COV
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COVID-19: Police break up church gathering in Antigua; church leader to be charged

Lawmen in Antigua and Barbuda yesterday dispersed a church gathering in a village called Bolans because there were more than 25 members assembled. In fact, the Jamaican pastor, Uriah Taylor and a deacon were taken into police custody and could... The post COVID-19: Police break up church gathering in Antigua; church leader to be charged appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica employs national contact tracing and sampling committee in its fight against COVID-19

As part of the strategy to respond to Covid-19 outbreak in Dominica, a national contact tracing and sampling committee has been established in the Primary Healthcare Services Division of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment. “The C
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Dominica employs national contact tracing and sampling committee in its fight against COVID-19

As part of the strategy to respond to Covid-19 outbreak in Dominica, a national contact tracing and sampling committee has been established in the Primary Healthcare Services Division of the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment. “The Committee... The post Dominica employs national contact tracing and sampling committee in its fight against COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Closure of credit unions

The public is hereby advised that the following credit unions will be closed as of today, Monday, March 230, 2020 The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Closure of credit unions appeared first on Dominica News Online.
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Closure of credit unions

The public is hereby advised that the following credit unions will be closed as of today, Monday, March 230, 2020 The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Closure of credit unions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Statement by the Dominica Freedom Party on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the virulence of the virus, the incidence of COVID-19 (the disease caused by the New Corona Virus) could greatly overwhelm the coping capacity of our health system in Dominica if we are not successful in adequately slowing the... The post Statement by
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Statement by the Dominica Freedom Party on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the virulence of the virus, the incidence of COVID-19 (the disease caused by the New Corona Virus) could greatly overwhelm the coping capacity of our health system in Dominica if we are not successful in adequately slowing the... The post Statement by the Dominica Freedom Party on the Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Dominica News Online.

St. Lucia records five new cases of COVID-19

St Lucia has recorded five new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This takes the total number of confirmed cases in that country to nine. Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sharon Belmar-George, made the announcement during a live briefing on the pandemic... The pos
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St. Lucia records five new cases of COVID-19

St Lucia has recorded five new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This takes the total number of confirmed cases in that country to nine. Chief Medical Officer, Dr Sharon Belmar-George, made the announcement during a live briefing on the pandemic... The post St. Lucia records five new cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19 Global Update (29 March 2020): Spain’s daily death toll rises again; Italy expects peak in a week

(Corononavirus liveup) Spain has joined Italy and France in demanding Europe do more to help as it reported another record single-day increase in coronavirus deaths and moved to further tighten its already strict national lockdown. Spanish authoriti
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COVID-19 Global Update (29 March 2020): Spain’s daily death toll rises again; Italy expects peak in a week

(Corononavirus liveup) Spain has joined Italy and France in demanding Europe do more to help as it reported another record single-day increase in coronavirus deaths and moved to further tighten its already strict national lockdown. Spanish authorities said on Sunday 838 people... The post COVID-19 Global Update (29 March 2020): Spain’s daily death toll rises again; Italy expects peak in a week appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE (with video): Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus

  As the Dominica government increases measures to combat the dreaded COVID-19, Minister for Health, Wellness and  New Health Investments, Dr. Irving McIntyre, has announced that a curfew will go into effect from 10:00 o’clock this evening (Sa
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UPDATE (with video): Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus

  As the Dominica government increases measures to combat the dreaded COVID-19, Minister for Health, Wellness and  New Health Investments, Dr. Irving McIntyre, has announced that a curfew will go into effect from 10:00 o’clock this evening (Saturday 28th March... The post UPDATE (with video): Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: NCCU revises business hours and provision of services

The NCCU Ltd., in keeping with one of our co-operative principles, “concern for the community” and in light of the current situation with COVID 19, is revising its business hours. Our concern remains the well-being of our staff and members... The
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COVID-19: NCCU revises business hours and provision of services

The NCCU Ltd., in keeping with one of our co-operative principles, “concern for the community” and in light of the current situation with COVID 19, is revising its business hours. Our concern remains the well-being of our staff and members... The post COVID-19: NCCU revises business hours and provision of services appeared first on Dominica News Online.

UPDATE: Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus

  As the Dominica government increases measures to combat the dreaded COVID-19, Minister for Health, Wellness and  New Health Investments, Dr. Irving McIntyre, has announced that a curfew will go into effect from 10:00 o’clock this evening (Sa
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UPDATE: Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus

  As the Dominica government increases measures to combat the dreaded COVID-19, Minister for Health, Wellness and  New Health Investments, Dr. Irving McIntyre, has announced that a curfew will go into effect from 10:00 o’clock this evening (Saturday 28th March... The post UPDATE: Dominica imposes curfew as it tightens measures to fight coronavirus appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou, Kalinago Territory

According to reports just reaching Dominica News Online (DNO), a young man died as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred in Sinekou, Kalinago Territory about 2:00 pm today. The information received indicates that the victim, who... The pos
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BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou, Kalinago Territory

According to reports just reaching Dominica News Online (DNO), a young man died as a result of a fatal motor vehicle accident which occurred in Sinekou, Kalinago Territory about 2:00 pm today. The information received indicates that the victim, who... The post BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou, Kalinago Territory appeared first on Dominica News Online.

THE WARD POST: Fighting the contagion of COVID-19: A different kind of war

As we write, governments around the world  are scrambling to deal with the spread of the coronavirus, which has sickened at least 176,500 people worldwide and contributed to more than 7,350 deaths. These figures are likely to increase exponentially witho
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THE WARD POST: Fighting the contagion of COVID-19: A different kind of war

As we write, governments around the world  are scrambling to deal with the spread of the coronavirus, which has sickened at least 176,500 people worldwide and contributed to more than 7,350 deaths. These figures are likely to increase exponentially without... The post THE WARD POST: Fighting the contagion of COVID-19: A different kind of war appeared first on Dominica News Online.

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou

According to reports just reaching Dominica News Online (DNO), a young man is feared dead as a result of a fatal accident which occurred in Sinekou about 2:00 pm today. The victim is reported to be from Bataca. Reports indicate... The post BREAKING NEWS: Fata
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BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou

According to reports just reaching Dominica News Online (DNO), a young man is feared dead as a result of a fatal accident which occurred in Sinekou about 2:00 pm today. The victim is reported to be from Bataca. Reports indicate... The post BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident in Sinekou appeared first on Dominica News Online.

St. Vincent and Grenadines now coronavirus-free says health minister

St. Vincent’s Minister for Health, Luke Browne, says the country is coronavirus-free. He made the announcement on Friday, 27 March.  The post St. Vincent and Grenadines now coronavirus-free says health minister appeared first on Dominica News On
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St. Vincent and Grenadines now coronavirus-free says health minister

St. Vincent’s Minister for Health, Luke Browne, says the country is coronavirus-free. He made the announcement on Friday, 27 March.  The post St. Vincent and Grenadines now coronavirus-free says health minister appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Dominica’s count of coronavirus cases remains at 11 as probable cases test negative

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases in Dominica remains at eleven (11) as four (4) probable cases which had to be re-tested, returned negative. National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shalluddin Ahmed,  made that disclosure at a press briefing on Friday eve
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Dominica’s count of coronavirus cases remains at 11 as probable cases test negative

The total number of positive Covid-19 cases in Dominica remains at eleven (11) as four (4) probable cases which had to be re-tested, returned negative. National Epidemiologist, Dr. Shalluddin Ahmed,  made that disclosure at a press briefing on Friday evening.... The post Dominica’s count of coronavirus cases remains at 11 as probable cases test negative appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Directive from The Secretary to The Cabinet in Dominica re COVID-19 Response

As announced by the Hon. Prime Minister, the Public Service has been asked to work at home to help with the fight against COVID-19 and in the interest of safety of public officers The post Directive from The Secretary to The Cabinet in Dominica re COVID-19 Re
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Directive from The Secretary to The Cabinet in Dominica re COVID-19 Response

As announced by the Hon. Prime Minister, the Public Service has been asked to work at home to help with the fight against COVID-19 and in the interest of safety of public officers The post Directive from The Secretary to The Cabinet in Dominica re COVID-19 Response appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Skerrit chides critics; explains his decisions

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has chided persons who are being quarantined and using social media to criticize the facility and how it is being managed. Some of these people have taken to social media saying that the facility is... The pos
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COVID-19: Skerrit chides critics; explains his decisions

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has chided persons who are being quarantined and using social media to criticize the facility and how it is being managed. Some of these people have taken to social media saying that the facility is... The post COVID-19: Skerrit chides critics; explains his decisions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Motor vehicle accident at Canefield

A serious motor vehicle collision in which a police officer was involved, occurred in Canefield during the early hours of Friday morning. According to the information received, the vehicle, which was being driven by the officer, collided with a big... The pos
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Motor vehicle accident at Canefield

A serious motor vehicle collision in which a police officer was involved, occurred in Canefield during the early hours of Friday morning. According to the information received, the vehicle, which was being driven by the officer, collided with a big... The post Motor vehicle accident at Canefield appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Martinique predicts surge in coronavirus cases as number jumps to 81

The number of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID)-19) in Martinique has rocketed to 81. It was reported on Thursday that in 24 hours, the medical services in Martinique registered 15 additional patients. They are hospitalized at the CHUM (Center... T
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Martinique predicts surge in coronavirus cases as number jumps to 81

The number of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID)-19) in Martinique has rocketed to 81. It was reported on Thursday that in 24 hours, the medical services in Martinique registered 15 additional patients. They are hospitalized at the CHUM (Center... The post Martinique predicts surge in coronavirus cases as number jumps to 81 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Grenada records six new cases of the Coronavirus; Anguilla reports first two cases

Grenada has announced six new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Health Minister Nickolas Steele made the announcement at a news conference on Thursday. Steele said that through contact tracing it was discovered that some of the six infected people, who...
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Grenada records six new cases of the Coronavirus; Anguilla reports first two cases

Grenada has announced six new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Health Minister Nickolas Steele made the announcement at a news conference on Thursday. Steele said that through contact tracing it was discovered that some of the six infected people, who... The post Grenada records six new cases of the Coronavirus; Anguilla reports first two cases appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Regional Round Up/ 26 March 2020

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANGUILLA FIRST TWO CONFIRMED CASESwww.gov.ai). A female visitor from the US and a local man were the first to test positive for Covid-19 in Anguilla, it was announced yesterday. Out of a... The post CO
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COVID-19: Regional Round Up/ 26 March 2020

  A ROUNDUP OF REGIONAL CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES   ANGUILLA FIRST TWO CONFIRMED CASESwww.gov.ai). A female visitor from the US and a local man were the first to test positive for Covid-19 in Anguilla, it was announced yesterday. Out of a... The post COVID-19: Regional Round Up/ 26 March 2020 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

Health officials explain Dominica’s hospital readiness for COVID-19

Hospital Medical Director, Dr. Ruby Blanc, has revealed that the COVID -19 patients being treated at the isolation unit in St James at Portsmouth, are stable and being monitored closely. The country on Wednesday 25th, March recorded 11 positive cases... The p
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Health officials explain Dominica’s hospital readiness for COVID-19

Hospital Medical Director, Dr. Ruby Blanc, has revealed that the COVID -19 patients being treated at the isolation unit in St James at Portsmouth, are stable and being monitored closely. The country on Wednesday 25th, March recorded 11 positive cases... The post Health officials explain Dominica’s hospital readiness for COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO notice with regard to COVID-19

To our valued customers  Due to the current situation resulting from COVID-19, and in keeping with the advice of the Government at the Press conference on March 25, 2020, Our Offices will be closed effective 10:00am today. DOWASCO has effected... The pos
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO notice with regard to COVID-19

To our valued customers  Due to the current situation resulting from COVID-19, and in keeping with the advice of the Government at the Press conference on March 25, 2020, Our Offices will be closed effective 10:00am today. DOWASCO has effected... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DOWASCO notice with regard to COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Payment of services online during DOMLEC closure

DOMLEC informs its customers that there are online services which can be utilized during the closure of the offices. For Pay as You Go customers who already have accounts set up visit www.https://paug.domlec.dm to buy power. Accounts will not be... The post A
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Payment of services online during DOMLEC closure

DOMLEC informs its customers that there are online services which can be utilized during the closure of the offices. For Pay as You Go customers who already have accounts set up visit www.https://paug.domlec.dm to buy power. Accounts will not be... The post ANNOUNCEMENT: Payment of services online during DOMLEC closure appeared first on Dominica News Online.

COVID-19: Local business donates Real and Reddy soap to high risk institutions

Get Real, Get Reddy For Corona!! In this war against COVID-19, there are a number of public servants, such as nurses, customs officers, DASPA personnel, police and fire officers, who are on the frontlines and need to be even more... The post COVID-19: Local b
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COVID-19: Local business donates Real and Reddy soap to high risk institutions

Get Real, Get Reddy For Corona!! In this war against COVID-19, there are a number of public servants, such as nurses, customs officers, DASPA personnel, police and fire officers, who are on the frontlines and need to be even more... The post COVID-19: Local business donates Real and Reddy soap to high risk institutions appeared first on Dominica News Online.

ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU measures to protect and assist staff in light of COVID-19

The Dominica Public Service Union has taken some important decisions relating to its staff to address the CORONAVIRUS pandemic. While The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU measures to protect and assist staff in light of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online
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ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU measures to protect and assist staff in light of COVID-19

The Dominica Public Service Union has taken some important decisions relating to its staff to address the CORONAVIRUS pandemic. While The post ANNOUNCEMENT: DPSU measures to protect and assist staff in light of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.

St. Kitts confirms two cases of COVID-19

The Minister of State in the Ministry of Health, Sen the Hon Wendy Phipps, on Wednesday, confirmed two COVID-19 cases in the twin-island Federation. The announcement came hours after St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr the Hon Timothy Harris,... The
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St. Kitts confirms two cases of COVID-19

The Minister of State in the Ministry of Health, Sen the Hon Wendy Phipps, on Wednesday, confirmed two COVID-19 cases in the twin-island Federation. The announcement came hours after St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr the Hon Timothy Harris,... The post St. Kitts confirms two cases of COVID-19 appeared first on Dominica News Online.