On Monday, Saint Lucia’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Sharon Belmar George, renewed an appeal to the public to engage in responsible behaviour to prevent further COVID-19 spikes before and during the festive season.
“Over the last 3 weeks, we note the increase in social activities and large crowd activities such us night clubs and large parties contributing to increased cases,” Belmar-George disclosed.
And she reminded citizens that vaccines have proved to be safe and effective in protecting persons from developing COVID-19, its severe forms, complications, hospitalizations, and death.
In her statement, Belmar-George also provided an update on the COVID-19 situation in Saint Lucia.
The complete statement appears below: