The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Wednesday April 28, 2021 received confirmation of 10 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. This was from a total of 174 samples taken during the period April 24, 2021 to April 26, 2021. The samples were processed on April 27, 2021.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 6 individuals bringing the total number of active cases in country to date to 89. Presently, all of the active cases are doing well. The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 4518.
As of April 27, 2021 a total of 24, 123 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 1,078 individuals have received the second dose. On Thursday, April 29, 2021, the health team will be administering the COVID-19 vaccine at the Desruisseaux Parish Hall and the Daren Sammy Cricket grounds. The COVID-19 vaccine drive will cater to individuals receiving the second dose of the vaccine and those in Phase Two of the vaccination campaign. Everyone interested in getting vaccinated are encouraged to pre-register ahead of time via the online platform https://hmi.govt.lc/ or at the Community Wellness Centre nearest to you.