The Ministry of Health received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 110 new cases of COVID-19. This is according to the Ministry was from a total of 247 samples processed on Sunday, February 7, 2021, for a range of days.
All of the individuals were seen within the community at a respiratory clinic where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. In-keeping with the COVID-19 testing protocol, they were placed in quarantine by health care practitioners while awaiting their COVID-19 test results.
The Ministry of Health also reported three COVID-19 related deaths bringing the total number of deaths recorded in the country to date to twenty-two.
Death #20 is a 69 year old male from the Anse La Raye district with underlying medical conditions. He was admitted on January 22, 2021 and was in critical care when he passed away on February 9, 2021.
Death #21 is an 85 year old female from the Babonneau district with underlying medical conditions. She was admitted into care on January 19, 2021 and passed away on February 8, 2021.
Death #22 is a 63 year old male from the Castries district with underlying medical conditions. This individual was admitted into care on February 1, 2021 and passed away on February 7, 2021.
There are currently 712 active cases with three being in critical care at the respiratory hospital. All of the other cases are presently stable.
The new cases which have been confirmed now bring the total number of cases diagnosed in the country to date to 2137.