Saint Lucia Records 88 New COVID-19 Cases

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Today Saturday May 7, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 88 new cases of COVID-19.

These samples were processed on Friday May 6, 2022 from a total of 289 samples of which 272 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 17 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected from May 4, 2022 to May 6, 2022.

This number of positive cases makes up 30.4% of all the samples processed on that date.

These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 23, 723.

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Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 17 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. The number of active cases in country to date is 320. Currently, there are eleven positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital of which one is severely ill.

To date, a total of 53, 651 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 324 are partially vaccinated and 7, 298 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume on Monday May 9, 2022 at various Wellness Centres as per the published COVID-19 vaccination schedule. Vaccination will be available 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.

Source: Ministry of Health, Wellness & Elderly Affairs

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9 COMMENTS

  1. Governments can open up events for mass crowds but it’s up to us as individuals to know better and for us to stay away.
    We are the ones who will be infected should we be not cautious, and will take it home to our loved ones.

  2. And kenson pushed for Gros Islet friday night which turned out to be a massive crowd event wuth absoluteky no protocols. Covid is no respector of persons! I pray his government has the health facilicities “red And reddy” for the outbreak of covid cases! I see omplete and utter madness in St. Lucia. Feeling sorry for the persons who attended and their family members , work collegues etc….

  3. That is expected. Kindly expect to see those figures in the hundreds next week due to Gros Islet Friday night no mask mandate.

    • Hush. Up in the states this nonsense ain’t even an issue anymore. St. Lucia is doing the bidding for white supremacy. I’m so shocked the elitist white folks who started this medical sabotage onto other countries have left the propaganda wheel behind meanwhile st. Lucia is still continuing on the elitist white supremacist talking point propoganda about how many people got this and that amount of the you know. Smh 🤦‍♂️ This shit been dead here because they play other countries meanwhile they know it’s not right up here and people fight back against the nonsense.

      As black man and women in a sovereign country think for yourselves. Stop being a doo-boy for white rich people.
      I can see why black Americans don’t want any more blacks from the diaspora and carribean in particular up here because of this regurgitation of colonist white people mindset.

      Some of Yall don’t wanna be mentally free but just want to look good under white people as long as you out do other blacks in the best interest of the White slave colonial government who bully yall but yall never speak up against the harm there causing to the original black people.
      This shit is old now. The grass-roots see the slave mindset and saying hell no, and saying we want what’s rightfully ours.
      No more of the fake games meanwhile st. Lucia crime rate is extremely high and you worried about covid. Haha.. Do me a favor and look at sentinel Island people and see how they leave independently on an island and run it efficiently and will defend it from any outside intervention.
      Yall got all these resorts owned from outside entities and yall ain’t rich from your own countries resources ?? So who’s benefiting who and who’s not! I digress 🤔 yall getting pimped from both fake parties

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