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All Aspects of COVID-19 Management to be Assessed

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The current protocols for the management of COVID-19 have been extended to September 10th,2022, according to the Ministry of Health, which noted that during this short extension of the protocols, the Cabinet of Ministers will deliberate on major changes to the management of COVID-19 in St. Lucia.

Due to advice from the COVID-19 Management Centre, it is expected that all aspects of the current management of COVID-19 will be assessed and possibly reviewed.

Unvaccinated travellers are required to provide a negative PCR test taken within five days prior to arrival in Saint Lucia. Fully Vaccinated travellers are required to provide proof of vaccination on arrival and do not require a COVID-19 test, for mass crowd events (two hundred and more persons).

Event organizers are needed to submit their plans to the National Emergency Management Organization NEMO in accordance to the regular mass crowd guidelines. Also Home testing for COVID-19 is authorized in St. Lucia, Restriction on importation of rapid antigen test kits has been removed.

The rapid antigen test is to be used as a screening tool and would require confirmation with a PCR test. Positive antigen rapid test are required to be reported the epidemiology unit in the Ministry of Health Within 24hours.

Saint Lucians are asked to continue following the protocols of wearing a face mask in public places and maintaining general sanitation measures. Let us take personal responsibility and protect ourselves, families, friends and others from the COVID -19 virus.

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