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Saint Lucia Records 7 New Cases of COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE — Today Monday March 28, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs confirms a total of 7 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Sunday March 27, 2022 from a total of 109 samples of which 89 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 20 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected on March 26, 2022 and March 27, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 6.4% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 22, 941.

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 33. Currently, there are 3 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital and one of them is critically ill.

To date, a total of 53, 113 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 387 are partially vaccinated and 7, 050 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume tomorrow Tuesday March 29, 2022 at various Wellness Centres as per the published COVID-19 vaccination schedule. Vaccination will be available from 9am to 4pm.

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