Dominica confirms its first case of the coronavirus

March 22, 2020 - 726 views

Health Minister Hon. Dr Irvin McIntyre has stated that as of March 22, 2020, the Commonwealth of Dominica confirmed its first case of the dreaded coronavirus (Covid 19).

The island was among a few Caribbean countries that had not reported a positive case.

Addressing the nation, he made know that the individual is a 54 year old man who recently returned from the United Kingdom (UK) and was placed in home quarantined upon his arrival.

According to the minister, his ministry all necessary steps are being taken in relation to this development.