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Saint Lucia records 13 new cases of COVID-19

On Tuesday June 1, 2021 the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation of 13 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. These results are from a batch of 145 samples taken during the period May 28, 2021 to May 30, 2021 which were processed on May 31, 2021.

All of these new cases were seen at various community respiratory clinics where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. In keeping with the COVID-19 testing protocol, they were each placed in home quarantine by healthcare practitioners while awaiting receipt of their test results.

Arrangements have since been made to place these individuals into isolation and the contact tracing for these new cases is currently underway.

Confirmation was also received today of the recovery of 18 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 bringing the total number of active cases currently recorded in country to date to 158.

Presently, all of the active cases are doing well. The new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 5085.

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