Saint Lucia Confirms 34 New COVID-19 Cases

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Press Release:– The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Sunday, October 10, 2021 confirms a total of thirty-four (34) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 187 samples which were collected between October 8 and October 9, 2021.

This number of positive cases makes up 18.2% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in- country to date to 12, 004.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 31 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in-country to 1,114. One (1) individual is in critical state while ten (10) others are severely ill at the Respiratory Hospital.

To date, a total of 36,240 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 30,117 have received the second dose. A total of 11,463 individuals have received the first dose and 5,628 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

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Vaccinations will resume tomorrow Monday, October 11, 2021 at the Vigie Sports Complex and the Soufriere Hospital. Vaccinations are scheduled for distribution at both sites 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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