Saint Lucia Records 17 New COVID-19 Cases

PRESS RELEASE — Today Wednesday December 1, 2021 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 17 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Tuesday November 30, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory and Laboratory Services and Consultants Ltd from a total of 296 samples, which were collected on November 29, 2021 and November 30, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 5.74% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 13, 017.

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 120. Currently, there are nineteen positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital of which one of them is in critical state and eight of them are severely ill.

To date, a total of 46, 607 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 7, 843 are partially vaccinated and 1, 747 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Vieux-Fort RC Parish Hall, Monchy Wellness Centre and the Castries City Council from 9am to 4pm.

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