SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 205 NEW CASES OF COVID-19
Tuesday January 18th 2022, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of 205 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday January 17, 2022 from a total of 572 samples of which 458 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 114 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected from January 14, 2022 to January 17, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 35.84% of all the samples processed on that date.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 215 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health also reports two new COVID-19 deaths, a 94-year-old female from the Gros-Islet district and an 85-year-old male from the Babonneau district. These deaths occurred during the period January 12, 2022 to January 13, 2022.
To date, a total of 50, 592 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 6, 089 are partially vaccinated and 5, 569 have received their booster shot.