Saint Lucia Records 2 New Cases of COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE — Today Sunday November 14, 2021 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 2 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Saturday November 13, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 277 samples, which were collected from November 11, 2021 to November 13, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 0.72% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 12, 837.

The Ministry of Health also reports one(1) new COVID-19 death. To date, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in country is 206 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is 64.

COVID-19 death #206 is a 66 year old female from the Castries district who passed away on November 5, 2021. The Ministry of Health extends condolences to family and loved ones of this individual.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 10 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 246. Currently, two(2) of these active cases are in critical state and five(5) of them are severely ill at the Respiratory Hospital.

To date, a total of 44, 062 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 8, 789 are partially vaccinated and 901 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Monday, November 15, 2021 at the Vigie Sports Complex and the Soufriere Hospital Grounds from 9am to 4pm.

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