SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 18 NEW COVID-19 CASES
Thursday, October 21st 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of 18 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 276 samples which were collected between October 18 and October 19, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 6.5% of all the samples processed on that date.
The Ministry of Health also reports one (1) new COVID-19 death, a 75-year-old male from the Castries district. Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 71 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
To date, a total of 36,542 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 30,965 have received the second dose. A total of 13,260 individuals have received the first dose and 7,871 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.