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Saint Lucia Records 14 New Cases of COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE — Today Tuesday June 28, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 14 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday June 27, 2022 from a total of 111 samples of which 97 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 14 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited.

These samples were collected from June 24, 2022 to June 27, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 12.6% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 26, 984.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 16 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 107. Currently, there are nine positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital.

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To date, a total of 54, 283 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 300 are partially vaccinated and 7, 598 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will take place tomorrow Wednesday June 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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