There is an ongoing outbreak of a new coronavirus called the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-2019). It is a zoonotic virus of unknown origin that causes acute respiratory illness that can be severe. On March 11, 2020, the WHO declared the outbreak a pandemic as the virus had spread to every region of the world and countries need to implement more direct control measures. In March 2020, the first imported case of COVID-19 was reported in the Caribbean Region. Countries in the region have scaled up their response to deal with the different pandemic phases.