Saint Lucia Records Two New COVID-19 Cases

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Saint Lucia Monday confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 from a batch of 81 samples that
were taken on June 18 and June 20.

According to the Ministry of Health and Wellness, the samples were all processed on Sunday, June 20.

The Ministry explained that in keeping with the national COVID19 testing protocol, the patients were each placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting receipt of their COVID-19 test results.

And arrangements have since been made to place them in isolation while contact tracing  is underway.

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Meanwhile, four individuals have recovered from the virus, bringing the total number of active cases in country to 69.

All active cases are currently doing well and none of them are in the intensive care unit, the Ministry of Health and Wellness disclosed.

Monday’s two new positives bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 5218.

As of Sunday, June 20, a total of 30,063 individuals had received the first dose of the
COVID-19 vaccine and 21,115 of those have also received the second dose.

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