This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Lunchtime News and Sports for Monday 9th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Contingency plans put in place at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital in light of an increase in COVID-19 cases.

In the region, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne says the death of the country’s second Prime Minister Sir Lester Bird is a “great loss”

Internationally, Canada today reopened its border to vaccinated US citizens and permanent citizens

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