Friday April 30, 2021 Saint Lucia confirmed 18 new cases of COVID-19 from the Ezra Long Laboratory. This is from a total of 174 samples taken on April 27, 2021 and April 28, 2021. These samples were processed on April 29, 2021. Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 6 individuals and as of April 29, 2021 a total of 24, 266 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 2,232 individuals have received the second dose.
The Ministry Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour advises the general public that the Barre D' Isle road remains closed to all forms of vehicular traffic, until further notice. This is in the interest of Public Safety as restoration works continues on a section of the road compromised by a major landslide. Drivers are encouraged to use alternative routes. The Ministry of Infrastructure appeals to citizens not associated to the ongoing works, to avoid visiting the area, a