Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Saint Lucia Records 14 New COVID-19 Cases

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Press Release:– The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Sunday, October 31, 2021 confirms a total of fourteen (14) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Saturday, October 29, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 106 samples which were collected between October 28 and October 30, 2021.

This number of positive cases makes up 7.6% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in-country to date to 12,573.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 8 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
This brings the number of active cases in-country to 346. Currently, one (1) individual is in a critical state and six (6) others are severely ill at the Respiratory Hospital.

To date, a total of 36,772 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 32,117 have received the second dose. A total of 14,514 individuals have received the first dose and 9,776 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

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Vaccinations will resume on Monday, November 1, 2021 at the Vigie Sports Complex,
Soufriere Hospital, Laborie Wellness Center and the Vieux Fort Parish Hall. COVID-19 vaccine booster doses will be available at the CSA Center in Sans Souci, Castries and the Babonneau Multi-Purpose Center. Vaccinations are scheduled for distribution at all sites from 9 am to 5 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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