Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has called for the support of every citizen in Saint Lucia’s battle against COVID-19.
He issued the call Saturday, one day after Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, confirmed the Island’s 33rd COVID-19 case.
The CMO disclosed that the patient is a 62 year old female.
It was explained that she works at the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, where the previous COVID-19 case – a fourteen year old student, attends.
On Sunday, the Ministry of Health confirmed that Saint Lucia had recorded an additional three cases of COVID-19.
“It’s been a tough week,” Prime Minister Chastanet asserted in a video posted on his official Facebook page on Saturday.
“We now know that we do have some more COVID cases,” the PM observed.
He expressed the view that ‘more than likely’ there are cases in the community.
“To win this battle, we will need everyone’s support,” Chastanet declared.
He urged citizens to wear face masks, use hand sanitizers and observe social distancing.
According to the PM, these measures have worked before and can work again.
He called on everyone to join in.
“If you see somebody doing something wrong, call them on it. If we don’t call them on it, we’re just as guilty,” he said.
“Keep in mind somebody whom you love and you want to cherish and protect. Let’s do it for them. Let’s also do it for all of our countrymen and let’s do it for Saint Lucia,” Chastanet urged.