Wednesday, October 5, 2022

COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records One More Death, 139 New Cases

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Press Release:- Today Tuesday January 11, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 139 new cases of COVID-19.

These samples were processed on Monday January 10, 2022 at the Ezra Long Laboratory and Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited from a total of 488 samples, which were collected from January 8, 2022 to January 10, 2022.

This number of positive cases makes up 28.48% of all the samples processed on that date.

These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 15, 511.

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The Ministry of Health also reports one new COVID-19 death. To date, the total number
of COVID-19 deaths in country is 239 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths
is 72. COVID-19 death #239 is a 71 year old male from the Dennery district who passed away on January 7, 2022.

The Ministry of Health extends condolences to the family and loved ones of this individual.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 53 individuals diagnosed with
COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 1, 671. Currently, there are 23 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital, of which one of these active cases is in critical care and three of them are severely ill.

To date, a total of 50, 119 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 6, 140 are
partially vaccinated and 4, 970 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Wednesday January 12, 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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  1. @trevor. The person was never an anti-vaxxer. Thats just straight racism or ridiculous politicization of the issue. The person was “anti-white” or “anti-uwp” I guess.

  2. @COmmon sense…siimply using the proper tense solves your issue. ..The person WAS an anti-vaccer…he/she changed their approach to the vaccine when the WHITE man was gone….That is all

  3. Nigel Matthews were you or would you be singing that same tune when or if the other party was in power. I heard an anti vaxer just yesterday said he just took his second shot and when someone quizzed him, he responded he would never take the vaccine under a white man.

  4. Schools need to open for the children. No lockdowns/shutdown and keep the economy open. We need to take personal responsibility for our health/safety, consult with medical experts and learn to safely coexists with the virus.

  5. I hope the numbers decrease so that the children can have a safe term at school. Hope everyone obey the protocols and keep safe. Avoid large crowds or gatherings.

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