Thursday, September 29, 2022

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records 4 New Cases

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Press Release:-  Today Wednesday, June 30, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 4 new cases of COVID-19.

This is from a total of 265 samples taken during the period June 26, 2021 to June 29, 2021. These samples were processed on June 29, 2021.

All of these individuals were seen at various community respiratory clinics where they were
assessed and tested for COVID-19.

In-keeping with the national COVID-19 testing protocol, they were placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting receipt of their COVID-19 test results.

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Arrangements have since been made to place these newly diagnosed individuals in isolation.

The contact tracing for these new cases is underway.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 5 individuals bringing the total number of
active cases in country to date to 86.

Presently, two of the active cases are requiring critical care at the Respiratory Hospital.

The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 5296.

As of June 29, 2021 a total of 30, 815 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 21, 956 individuals have received the second dose.

Tomorrow Thursday, July 1, 2021 the COVID-19 vaccination drive will be available at the Phillip Marcellin Grounds and the Vigie Sports Complex.

This drive will cater to the general population for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as individuals receiving the second dose of the vaccine.

Let us all continue practicing the infection prevention and control measures to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

– Wash your hands frequently using soap and flowing water
– Wear a mask in public places and ensure it covers the mouth, chin and nose
– Maintain a physical distance from others
– Use a bleach solution to sanitize frequently touched surfaces and frequently handled
objects
– Avoid contact with other people who have flu-like symptoms
– If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, keep away from others and seek medical care

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

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