This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Friday 5th November, 2021

In the headlines:

A call from Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit for a national effort to eliminate the scourge of COVID-19 in Dominica.

In the region, Barbados Prime Minister hints at lifting restrictions soon if COVID vaccinations reach 80%.

Internationally, US Drug- maker Pfizer says its antiviral COVID pill is 89% effective in high-risk cases.

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