SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 439 NEW CASES OF COVID-19
Friday January 21st 2022, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of 439 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Thursday January 20, 2022 from a total of 968 samples of which 888 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 80 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited. These samples were collected from January 18, 2022 to January 20, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 45.35% of all the samples processed on that date.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 161 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health also reports two new COVID-19 deaths, a 69 year old male from the Vieux-Fort district and an 88 year old male from the Castries district.
To date, a total of 50, 823 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 6, 015 are partially vaccinated and 5, 746 have received their booster shot.