SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 54 NEW COVID-19 CASES
Friday October 22nd 2021, Saint Lucia confirms a total of 54 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory from a total of 272 samples which were collected between October 20 and October 21, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 19.8% of all the samples processed on that date.
Twenty seven (27) of the recorded cases are from the Bordelais Correctional Facility.
The Ministry of Health also reports one (1) new COVID-19 death, a 57-year-old male from the Castries district.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 44 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
To date, a total of 36,564 individuals have received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and 31,102 have received the second dose. A total of 13,370 individuals have received the first dose and 8,043 individuals have received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.