SAINT LUCIA RECORDS 70 NEW CASES OF COVID-19
Friday December 31st 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed a total of 70 new cases of COVID-19. These cases were processed on Thursday December 30, 2021 at the Ezra Long Laboratory and Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited from a total of 554 samples, which were collected on December 29, 2021 and December 30, 2021. This number of positive cases makes up 12.64% of all the samples processed on that date.
The Ministry of Health also reports five new COVID-19 deaths and one COVID-19 related death, an 81 year old female from the Dennery district, s a 78 year old female from the Dennery district, a 60 year old female from the Gros-Islet district, an 89 year old male from the Dennery district, a 64 year old female from the Anse La Raye district and a 71 year old female from the Soufriere district.
These deaths occurred during the period December 3, 2021 to December 19, 2021.
Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 63 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
To date, a total of 49, 379 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 6, 368 are partially vaccinated and 3, 308 have received their booster shot.