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Saint Lucia Records 12 New COVID-19 Cases

PRESS RELEASE — Today Monday November 29, 2021 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 12 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Sunday November 28, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory and Laboratory Services and Consultants Ltd from a total of 115 samples, which were collected on November 27, 2021 and November 28, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 10.43% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 12, 989.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 7 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 114. Currently, there are twenty positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital of which two of them are in critical state and five of them are severely ill.

To date, a total of 46, 322 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 7, 977 are partially vaccinated and 1, 610 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at the Gros-Islet Human Resource Centre, Vieux-Fort RC Parish Hall, La Ressource Constituency Council and the People’s Discount Pharmacy (by appointment only) from 9am to 4pm.

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