Dominica imposes new testing timings for main events of Carnival

Tests were taken at the various parts of Dominica while entring, should not be more than 24 hours prior to the vent, will be considered valid.

Dominica imposes new testing timing for main events of Carnival
Dominica imposes new testing timing for main events of Carnival

Carnival has started in the Commonwealth of Dominica on Sunday, February 20, 2022. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Investment of Dominica imposed the new preventive measures and testing timing for the main events of the Carnival, which will commence from February 26, 2022, Saturday till March 1, 2022, Tuesday. 

While sharing the testing timing and other details, the health ministry of Dominica asserted that every visitors have to follow all the precautionary measures to safeguard themselves from the deadly infection caused by the novel coronavirus. 

The ministry further notified that the general public is reminded that a valid antigen test taken no more than 24 hours in advance is required for admittance to ‘all’ Government-approved events this Carnival season. 

The ministry has announced the schedule for the people in which they could give their samples for processing against COVID-19 infection and stated: 

  • For February 27, 2022 (Saturday), the test is scheduled from 9 am to 1 pm, and on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, the test is scheduled from 8 am to 12 noon. Both days, the test would be held at Windsor Park Stadium. 
  • Layou Resource Centre: The tests will be held on February 27, 2022, and on Monday, February 28, 2022, from 8 am to 12 noon. 

The ministry also shared various other guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic for the visitors: 

  • Approved testing can also be done at Ka Falaise, Adams Pharmacy and Medicus. 
  • The visitors have to inform the testing team that they are planning to attend the Carnival so the appropriate card can be issued.
  • Tests were taken at the various parts of Dominica while entring, should not be more than 24 hours prior to the vent, will be considered valid. 
  • No other test result will be accepted. 
  • All the events, be prepared to present your test result, vaccination certificate and picture ID for validation. 

The ministry further urged visitors that the visitors should be guided accordingly so that they could not face any prior problem while entering the Carnival 2022 of Dominica. 

Carnival of Dominica depicts the rich culture of the country with the different events which fetched the attention of the audience across the globe.