Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has urged Saint Lucia to stay vigilant and keep the country safe, following the announcement of the Island’s 29th case of COVID-19.
Chastanet and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, will provide an update to the nation on Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 response on Sunday October 11th 2020 at 7:00 PM via the National Television Network and all local partner stations.
He wrote on his official Facebook page Saturday that the entire nation should tune in and be reminded to keep observing the protocols put in place for protection and to prevent community spread of COVID-19.
“With the announcement of case number 29, it is imperative that we continue to heed the advice of the health authorities,” Chastanet asserted.
According to the Chief Medical Officer, on Saturday, October 10, 2020 Saint Lucia recorded a new case of COVID-19.
She disclosed that the individual is a 48 year old male national who accessed care at one of the Respiratory Clinics and is at the Respiratory Hospital for care.
Belmar-George said the Ministry of Health was requesting anyone who travelled from the 2H Castries-Vieux-Fort route via minibus M481 during the period Monday, September 28, 2020 to Friday, October 9, 2020 to report to respiratory clinics for assessment and possible testing.