No visiting allowed at Dominica China Friendship Hospital

Health Authorities in Dominica have announced that effective midnight Saturday, March 21, no visiting is allowed at the Dominica China Friendship Hospital.

“Relatives are advised that they will be allowed to drop off essential supplies for patients,” a statement from the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment said.

“Let us all work together to keep Dominica COVID-19 free,” the statement concluded.

This follows closely on the heels of communication sent on Friday, March 20, to medical officers informing them of various restrictions that were being introduced regarding the visiting of patients at the national hospital.

In an announcement, hospital authorities are also informing the public that elective surgeries and patient out-clinics with the exception of ECG and Oncology clinics as well as laboratory services have been cancelled.

The announcement said that emergency surgical procedures will continue to be carried out as needed.

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6 Comments

  1. EIFILE
    March 23, 2020

    First patient,first machine tester and no visitors,thats the break through the whole world anticipated,all would be looking forward for treatment report and recovery.The age is well balanced.We ca do it

  2. conscious
    March 23, 2020

    Why should family be dropping items when covid-19 can survive for hours and days and certain material????? commonsense
    no one should be be allowed to bring anything if the health department is serious.

  3. Aa
    March 22, 2020

    This only came cause they knew too Well that covid 19 was already in Dominica.
    All the poeple cominig in to Dominica What did you all expect

  4. Not Nice Boy
    March 22, 2020

    Too little to late

  5. My mouth
    March 22, 2020

    Good keep them safe

  6. Batibou River
    March 22, 2020

    I wonder why they introduce this measure now since we have been told for weeks now that Dominica is virus free. May I suggest that we have been lied to again. When is this government coming clean?????

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