SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 31 NEW COVID-19 CASES
Saturday October 16th 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of thirty-one (31) new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Friday, October 15, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 294 samples which were collected between October 14 and October 15, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 10.5% of all the samples processed on that date.
The Ministry of Health also reports one (1) new COVID-19 death and two (2) new COVID-19 related deaths.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 92 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
To date, a total of 36,437 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 30,579 have received the second dose. A total of 12,646 individuals have received the first dose and 7,038 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.