COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records One More Death & 37 New Cases

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Today  Friday October 21, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reports a  total of  37 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed on Friday October 14, 2022 to Thursday October 20, 2022.

This is from a total of 726 samples collected from October 13, 2022 to October 20, 2022.

This number of positive cases makes up 5.1% of all the samples processed on these dates.  These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 29 ,636.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 45 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.

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This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 18. Currently, there are three  positive  cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital.

The Ministry of Health also reports one new COVID-19 death. To date, the total number of C OVID-19 deaths in country is 304.

COVID-19 death #304 is an 83-year-old female from the Dennery district.

Th is death occurred on October 13, 2022. The Ministry of Health extends condolences to the  families, friends and loved ones of these individuals.

To date, a total of 60, 140 individuals have been vaccinated. 54,971 individuals have been fully vaccinated, while another 5, 169 are partially vaccinated and 7, 866 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 

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4 COMMENTS

  1. No way there are so many “deaths from covid” here. With an infection fatality rate of 0.1% and 29,636 “cases” at most we have 30 people killed by covid. It is statistically impossible for our covid death rate to be 10 times higher than everywhere else. If the medical authorities don’t revise those deaths reported and give accurate information it would prove they are either highly incompetent, grossly negligent or deliberately killed people in hospitals. I hope people affected sue them into oblivion.

    “A new study on Covid-19’s infection fatality rate (IFR) by age from a team led by Dr. John Ioannidis, the world’s most-cited physician, estimates that Covid’s IFR in the pre-vaccine era was under 0.1% for those under 70—even lower than previously believed.

    Dr. Ioannidis et. al. found that across 31 national seroprevalence studies in the pre-vaccine era, the median IFR was 0.0003% at 0-19 years, 0.003% at 20-29 years, 0.011% at 30-39 years, 0.035% at 40-49 years, 0.129% at 50-59 years, and 0.501% at 60-69 years. This comes out to 0.035% for those aged 0-59 and 0.095% for those aged 0-69.”

  2. Really…..I guess people no longer die of natural causes. When will lying CMO and MOH admit the truth to the people and stop promoting this medical fraud. It’s apparent now that you people are beimg paid to keep this big medical fraud going, with it’s main agenda to kill off the population. STOP PROMOTING THIS POISON.

  3. While we are on health, we as students of the department of nursing at SALCC need the relevant authorities to kindly assist us. The adverse situation in that department that is being induced by management in my opinion deserves more attention than the current covid situation. Thank you.

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