This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Friday 6th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Dominica is increasing its testing capacity in light of an increase in COVID-19 cases.

The Roseau Market and other markets around the island are ordered to close today and for the rest of the weekend.

In News from the Region, St. Vincent Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves to return home on Saturday

Internationally, Novavax seeks COVID-19 vaccine use in India ahead of US

News and Sports were presented by Jair Pendenque, with technical assistance from Laila Langford.