Saint Lucia Records 19 New COVID-19 Cases – St. Lucia Times News

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Late Saturday April 9, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received
confirmation of a total of 19 new cases of COVID-19.

These samples were processed on Friday April 8, 2022 from a total of 190 samples of which 165 samples were from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 25 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited.

These samples were collected on April 7, 2022 and April 8, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 10% of all the samples processed on that date. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 23, 029.

Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 6 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 48. Currently, there are 4 positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital.

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To date, a total of 53, 300 individuals have been fully vaccinated. Another 5, 364 are partially vaccinated and 7, 133 have received their booster shot.

Vaccination will resume on Monday April 11, 2022 at various Wellness Centres as per the published COVID-19 vaccination schedule. Vaccination will be available from 9am to 4pm.

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs will continue providing daily updates to the public as new information becomes available.

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