ON Monday May 17, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 16 new cases of COVID-19. These results are from a batch of 156 samples taken during the period May 14, 2021 to May 16, 2021 and were processed on May 16, 2021.
Confirmation was also received today of the recovery of 22 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing the total number of active cases currently recorded in country to date to 234. Presently, all of the active cases are doing well.
The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 4858.
The Ministry of Health also reported one COVID-19 related death bringing the total number of deaths in country to date to 77. Death #77 is a 58 year old male from the Castries district with underlying medical illnesses.