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Saint Lucia Records 10 New COVID-19 Cases

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 10 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. This is from a batch of 134 samples that were taken on June 5. They were all processed on Monday, June 7.

These newly diagnosed individuals were seen at various community respiratory clinics, where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. In keeping with the national COVID19 testing protocol, they were each placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting receipt of their COVID-19 test results. Arrangements have since been made to place them in isolation. The contact tracing for these newly diagnosed individuals is underway.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has also received news of the recovery of 25 individuals, bringing the total number of active cases in country to 134. All active cases are currently doing well and none of them currently require intensive care. The new cases bring the total number of active cases diagnosed in country to date to 5148.

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