Coronavirus

Young women more likely to experience poor mental health in lockdown, UK study suggests

CNN: Poor mental health during lockdown was most common among younger women in Britain, a study from University College London (UCL) suggests. UCL researchers surveyed more than 18,000 people in four cohorts...

Virus cases are soaring among younger people, WHO says

CNN: The Covid-19 pandemic is moving into younger populations, health experts said Thursday, with cases skyrocketing among children, teens and young adults. Early in the outbreak, health experts stressed that older adults were most...

US Agency Says COVID-19 Risk In Saint Lucia High, Local Officials ‘Baffled’

The  United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has deemed that the risk of COVID-19 in Saint Lucia is high and has recommended that travellers avoid all non-essential international...

Lara Dispels Coronavirus Rumours

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Batting icon Brian Lara on Wednesday shot down rumours he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a post on the social networking service Instagram, the...

Update on COVID-19 Patients

August 5, 2020 - Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 25 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 of these cases have fully recovered and three patients remain in care at the...

Barbados records 24 new Covid-19 Cases in 2 days

Barbados Today: For the second consecutive day, Barbados recorded 12 cases of COVID-19, Health Minister Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic announced on Sunday. At a news conference on Sunday, Bostic said yesterday’s reports...

Further Update On Reported COVID-19 Case

Press Release:- Saint Lucia has recorded a total of 24 COVID-19 cases to date, 22 of these cases have fully recovered and 2 patients remain in care at the Respiratory Hospital...

Bahamas Shuts Borders To US Tourists After COVID-19 Spike

The Bahamas is shutting its borders to tourists from the United States, weeks after reopening to international visitors. "Regrettably, the situation here at home has already deteriorated since we began the reopening...

WHO Concerned Too Many Countries Bungling Responses To COVID-19

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization warned Monday that too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning there could be no return to normality any time soon. After...

Over 30,000 Tourists Visit Jamaica Since Borders Reopen

CMC News:- Jamaica says it has welcomed more than 35,000 visitors since the island reopened its borders on June 15. “We expect to have another 30,000 at the end of July, and that...

Saint Lucia Quarantine Guidelines

Press Release: Saint Lucia received its first international flight on Thursday, July 9, 2020 since the border closure in March this year. Quarantine is necessary for people who are physically well but...

Dominica Prepared To Leave Borders Closed Until December

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — The Dominica government says it is prepared to close the island until December even as it announced plans to re-open its borders to international travel in August. Prime...

WHO warns coronavirus is speeding up as countries ease lockdown rules: ‘The worst is yet to come’

CNBC: The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating around the world as many countries that reopened their economies see a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization,...

Global Coronavirus Cases Exceed 10 Million

BEIJING (Reuters) - Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, marking a major milestone in the spread of the respiratory disease that has so far...

Global COVID-19 Cases Expected To Reach Ten Million Next Week

World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom said on Wednesday he expected the number of novel coronavirus cases around the world, now at about 9.3 million, to reach 10 million next...

Barbados reopening under safe protocols

Barbados GIS: As Government continues to work towards reopening the country to commercial air traffic in the COVID-19 environment, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has reiterated that “safe protocols” are guiding...

Brazil: Drug cartels go from running drugs to pushing medication

CNN: Coronavirus rages on the edges of Rio de Janeiro -- in the hills and slums run by drug gangs, where police dare not go unless on an armed raid. Absent of help...

US: 19 states seeing increases in new coronavirus cases

CNN: Health experts have long warned about a second peak in Covid-19, and now a rise in cases has pushed Arizona to tell its hospitals to activate emergency plans. Arizona is one of...

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