This is a recording of the Dominica Broadcasting Station Morning News and Sports for Thursday 19th August, 2021

In the headlines:

Dominica’s national epidemiologist has renewed a call for Dominicans to adhere to the health protocols to reduce rising COVID-19 cases

In news from the region, St Lucia’s Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre has called on citizens to take the COVID-19 vaccines

Internationally, a COVID case has been detected in the Tokyo Paralympic village just days before the games are due to begin

News and Sports were presented by Curtis Matthew, with technical assistance from Steven Dangleben.