Press Release:- The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs today Thursday, October 14, 2021, confirms a total of thirty-four (34) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 230 samples which were collected between October 12 and October 13, 2021.
This number of positive cases makes up 14.7% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in-country to date to 12,129.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 125 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in-country to 630.
Two (2) individual are in critical state while ten (10) others are severely ill at the Respiratory Hospital.
To date, a total of 36,352 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID- 19 vaccine and 30,313 have received the second dose. A total of 12,061 individuals have received the first dose and 6,519 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Vaccinations will continue tomorrow Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Jacmel Wellness Center, Gros Islet Human Resource Center, Soufriere Hospital, St Anthony Medical Center at its Sunny Acres location and Inno Care on Clarke Street, Vieux Fort. Vaccinations are scheduled for distribution at all 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.