Saint Lucia Records 189 New COVID-19 Cases

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Press Release:- The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs late Friday January 28, 2022 received confirmation of a total of 189 new cases of COVID-19.

These samples were processed on Thursday January 27, 2022 from a total of 591 samples of which 486 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 105 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited.

These samples were collected on January 26, 2022 and January 27, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 31.98% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 20, 606.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 235 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 4, 163. Currently, there are 49 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital, of which one of them is severely ill.

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To date, a total of 51, 131 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 957 are partially vaccinated and 6, 100 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume on Monday January 31, 2022 at the Vigie Sports Complex and the
Soufriere Hospital from 9am to 4pm.

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. My God St.Lucia is running on auto pilot.The government has refused to impliment the covid-19 control strategies that the previous administration had which were very effective and successful has left us to get sick and die.As I write I am strugging to breahe and survive. I am 71 years old.I got infected by my 10 year old grand child who was covid positive.God knows how many persons that we have infected! No contact tracing.No isolation.No enforcement of curfew and other protocols.Consequently ,m

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