COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Four More Deaths, 93 New Cases

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Press Release:–  Today Tuesday January 4, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 93 new cases of COVID-19.

These samples were processed on Monday January 3, 2022 at the Ezra Long Laboratory and Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited from a total of 273 samples, which were collected from January 1, 2022 to January 3, 2022.

his number of positive cases makes up 34.07% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 13, 974.

The Ministry of Health also reports three new COVID-19 deaths and one new COVID- 19 related death. To date, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in country is 234 and
the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is 71.

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COVID-19 death #232 is a 74 year old female from the Castries district. COVID-19 death #233 is a 72 year old male from the Laborie district. COVID-19 death #234 is a 70 year old female from the Micoud district.

COVID-19 related death #71 is a 61 year old female from the Babonneau district. These deaths occurred during the period November 17, 2021 to January 3, 2022. The
Ministry of Health extends condolences to the family and loved ones of these individuals.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 39 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 412.

Currently, there are 24 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital, of which one of these active cases is in critical care and eight of them are severely ill.

To date, a total of 49, 504 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 6, 322 are
partially vaccinated and 3, 393 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Wednesday January 5, 2022 at the Vigie Sports Complex, St. Anthony’s Medical Centre (Vieux-Fort) and the Dennery Mothers’ Pre-School from 9 am to 4 pm.

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

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10 COMMENTS

  1. When I heard this,I fell at his feet as though dead . Then he place his right hand on me,and said :”Do not be afraid .I am the First and the Last .I am the Living One ;I was dead,and behold
    I am alive for ever !(And hold the keys of death and hades
    “Write, therefore, what you have seen,
    what is now and what will take place later”.

  2. @ ANt, you are definitely bitter and hypocritical . This administration inherited a deplorable economic management situation in the midst of a covid pandemic. The former administration did practically nothing to address the escalation of violent crimes. This is time for national unity and nation building from the burden of enormous debt and fiscal mismanagement.

  3. I believe in standing up for what is right. I don’t think covid cares with your political affiliation. It’s 2022 and we need to wake up and take precautionary measures to protect yourself. Forget about red or yellow, it’s about life on the line if we don’t change from our ignorance. We need to grow up, elevate our minds and act responsible. I’m doing my part in protecting myself and my children and I hope others do the same. People this virus kills, stop the foolishness and unite to save lives.

  4. So if you state the obvious about this incompetent, devious, clueless administration you are ‘bitter’.
    Mention the incompetent, immoral makeup of Cabinet- you are bitter.
    Mention the inaction and failure to deal with civid- you are bitter.
    Mention reneging on pre election promises – you are bitter. Where de $1,500 for three months. Where de tax breaks.
    Mention instances of illegality- you bitter.
    Mention no economic plans going forward – you bitter.
    Mention the escalating crime rate – yu bitter.
    Mention no more civil agitation from the various Middke class actors who have hypcritically gone quiet – yu bitter.
    I would rather be bitter than support these clowns .

  5. Shut you’ll ass on here. When you stupid St. Lucians are put in quarantine you’ll give the staff and nurses a hell of a time. Serves you’ll right, let yall stay home and feel the full force of COVID. Well yall parade the streets infecting those yall come into contact with

  6. They accused Allan Chastanet of using the hotels for isolation because his friends owned the hotels. So because you have no friends with hotels you are not doing the right thing? Go back to the same damn friends of Chastanet to get the sick people isolated. People are dying and you guys still playing politics in government.

  7. 24 of 412 (known) cases in hospital. 3 people near life expectancy range passed away. Man the sky is falling.

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