Ministry of Health announces that 34 medical personnel from Cuba will arrive in Dominica on Thursday to assist the country in battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
The Health Ministry has announced that medical personnel from Cuba will arrive in Dominica on Thursday to assist the country in battling the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A statement from the Ministry, indicated that a medical brigade from Cuba consisting of 25 nurses, 5 doctors and 4 lab technicians will arrive this Thursday to assist with the direct management of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Skerrit stated in a post on his Facebook page,“I want to extend my sincere gratitude to the Government and People of the Republic of Cuba, for once again showing solidarity with our country. I have always said that you know who your friends are in times of trouble”.
In the post, he also issues strong advice to all individuals who have been quarantined over the last week, “to adhere to the guidelines and protocols provided, while the officials of the Ministry of Health continue to conduct surveillance and testing activities. He added, “The public is also advised to contact health officials in their districts regarding anyone not adhering to quarantine measures”.
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