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Over 20 Thousand Saint Lucians Fully Vaccinated

As of June 18, a total of 30,024 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 21,037 of those have also received the second dose.

The COVID-19 vaccination drive caters to individuals 18 years and older for the first dose of the vaccine as well as individuals receiving the second dose of the vaccine.

On Saturday, June 19, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 5 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. This is from a batch of 198 samples that were taken from June 16 to June 18. These samples were all processed on Friday, June 18.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has also received news of the recovery of 2 individuals, bringing the total number of active cases in country to 72. All active cases are currently doing well and none of them are situated in the intensive care unit. The new positives bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 5211.

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