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Saint Lucia Records Cases #224 to #226 of COVID-19

THE Ministry of Health yesterday received confirmation of three new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 226.

Case #224 is a 68 year old female from the Gros-Islet district

Case #225 is a 36 year old male from the Gros-Islet district

Case #226 is a 25 year old male from the Castries district

All of these individuals, after being assessed and tested for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine by health practitioners while awaiting their test results. At this point, the contact tracing team is in the process of investigating the presence of epidemiological links for these three cases. As per protocol, arrangements have been made to place the confirmed cases into care.

The Ministry of Health also announced three recoveries for yesterday bringing the new total number of active cases currently in country to 115. At present, all of the active cases are stable and doing well.

The Ministry of Health says it recognizes the efforts of a wide cross section of the population in improving adherence to the infection prevention and control guidelines, noting that there has been improvement in adherence to protocols in public places.

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