Delta Variant Of COVID-19 Is Now In Dominica.

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Delta Variant Of COVID-19 Is Now In Dominica.

Minister of Health in Dominica, Dr. Irving McIntyre, confirms the presence of Delta Variant of Covid-19 is now in the country.

Dr McIntyre says “all our samples sent to CARPHA, which were subsequently sent to the University of the West Indies for sequencing, returned positive for the Delta Variant,”.

Dr Mc Intyre says “we have had numerous consultations with the Ministry of Education since the Pfizer vaccine will be available to persons within the age group of 12 to 17 years,”

Minister Mc Intyre says “we are developing new strategies to get to the target population to include the corporate sector, public service, schools, and the wider community.”