SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 26 NEW COVID-19 CASES
Saturday October 23rd 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of twenty-six (26) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Friday, October 22, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 264 samples which were collected between October 20 and October 22, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 9.8% of all the samples processed on that date.
The Ministry of Health also reports one (1) new COVID-19 death, a 72-year-old male from the Vieux Fort district.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 44 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
To date, a total of 36,585 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 31,242 have received the second dose. A total of 13,534 individuals have received the first dose and 8,306 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.