Saint Lucia Records Seven New COVID-19 Deaths & Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths

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Today Tuesday October 4, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a total of 86 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Friday September 23, 2022 to Monday October 3, 2022.

This is from a total of 629 samples collected from September 26, 2022 to October 1, 2022.

This number of positive cases makes up 14% of all the samples processed on these dates. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 29, 517.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 205 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.

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This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 45. Currently, there are four positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital.

The Ministry of Health also reports seven new COVID-19 deaths and two new COVID-19
related deaths. To date, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in country is 300 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is 101.

COVID-19 death #294 is an 89 year old female from the Micoud district.
COVID-19 death #295 is an 85 year old male from the Gros-Islet district.
COVID-19 death #296 is an 83 year old male from the Castries district.
COVID-19 death #297 is a 62 year old male from the Vieux-Fort district.
COVID-19 death #298 is an 85 year old male from the Micoud district.
COVID-19 death #299 is a 92 year old female from the Micoud district.
COVID-19 death #300 is an 84 year old male from the Anse La Raye district.

COVID-19 related death #100 is a 77 year old male from the Micoud district.
COVID-19 related death #101 is a 76 year old male from the Castries district.

These deaths occurred during the period August 26, 2022 to September 16, 2022. The Ministry of Health extends condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of these individuals.

To date, a total of 60, 119 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 179 are partially vaccinated and 7, 859 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will take place at various Wellness Centres as per the published COVID-19 vaccination schedule. Vaccination will be available from 9am to 4pm.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs will continue providing frequent updates to the public as new information becomes available.

SOURCE: Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs. Headline photo: Stock image

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Oh my I thought things in saint Lucia was nice. The gov removed mask mandates and hand sanitization and
    Now our senior citizens are dying from covid. :⁠-⁠(

  2. Lies I’ve been around and close to persons with the dam flu nothing .your vaccines causing people to just drop in 1 day I saw 3 persons collapse in the castries area .proof my niecee fell twice for no reason and she is jooked. The vaccine is Killing people and you all saying is covid liars

  3. Nine deaths in about 21 days of which 7 is direct from covid-19. Isn’t that something to worry about? To rub salt in the heart of those in grief, they are EXCITED to announce the date of carnival for 2023. How can anyone protect the elderly? Are the elderly homes a burden to this administration, hence they want to get rid of the elderly? It appears that way.

    I wonder how many they were before August 26th.

  4. right now we putting our emphasis on the wrong direction we need to deliver speedy health care protection and with a passion too… let covid be a normal flue syndrome and life otherwise is more important

  5. @Desmond – conspiracy theorist – you are the liar, not the govt health departments of the entire world! Such ignorance. I do not live on island now, but I recall same ridiculous theories about Chikungunyah when that was running wild through the Caribbean and Southern States of the US. It seems Covid has become a disease which kills mostly vulnerable people – the elderly and those with disabilities and compromised immunity. Removing mask mandates and all the other basic protocols, as most of the world has done, due to economics or political reasons, will see many more cases of Covid which long term compromises the health of even healthy people who have had only mild symptoms. And there will be many more deaths. People are in denial, just because they are tired of it, but it doesnt mean it is over. far from it…

  6. Y’all still on that marjee. Seriously! Life expectancy is 78 and 76 here. All but one of those people is within that range. Nothing to see here. BTW what’s the jook status of those people. That’s what I’d like to know.

  7. I want to know if elderly people do not die at all. And yes I’m in support of all mandates being removed because it was a farce to begin with. All of a sudden it has been announced that the pandemic is over but covid cases and deaths are still being reported. Don’t the elderly and other people die from other diseases and causes as well? Why isn’t it being reported how many die from AIDS, TB, the flu, COPD etc., with the same fervour and regularity? It is to instill unfounded fear in people. Why isn’t reported the numbers suffering from adverse effects or those who have died as a result of taking those vaccines? Why have some countries suddenly dropped mandates previously required to enter? Yet they say covid is still with us? Well? Won’t it always be? Hasn’t it always been? Much like the common cold, flu etc?
    STOP MASK MANDATES IN THE SCHOOLS!! It’s ridiculous. Children are the least likely to get and die from covid yet they have children muzzled up still like pets. It needs to be done away with.

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