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Today Thursday November 12, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of eight new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 156. These individuals were seen at a community health facility, where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19.

The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority has received confirmation that an employee at its southern port has tested positive for COVID- 19 and is now receiving medical attention. As a precautionary measure and in keeping with the Authority’s, as well as national, COVID 19 response, all coworkers on the last shift who have been in direct physical contact are being tested, and have thus been asked to self-quarantine over the next 14 days.

Tuesday November 10, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of its second death of COVID-19. The individual is a 78 year old male from the Gros-Islet district. He had
presented to a health care facility where he was tested for COVID-19.

The Department of Health and Wellness notes the concerns of the general public as it relates to recent video footage highlighting the conditions of a temporary lodging area for a patient at the Respiratory Hospital (Victoria Hospital).

Invest Saint Lucia participated in the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) once again. AIM is a foreign direct investment focused event that offers features focused on enriching institutional, corporate and individual investors with a comprehensive view of the investment environment. This year AIM was held virtually for the very first time from on 20-22 October, still maintaining its calibre of activities.

This afternoon Tuesday November 10, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of six new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 148. An additional four recoveries were recorded this afternoon bringing the number of active cases currently in country to 101.

Today, Tuesday November 10, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of one new case of COVID-19 which brings the total number of cases diagnosed to date in country to 142. Following this individual presenting to a health facility and assessed and tested for COVID-19, he was placed in quarantine while awaiting the receipt of his test results.

The Ministry of Health today, Tuesday November 10, 2020, received confirmation of its first COVID-19 death in country. The individual is a 47 year old male from the Micoud District. He presented at one of our hospitals due to the complications of underlying medical conditions where he was treated and being managed for these issues.

Today, Monday November 9, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of ten new cases of COVID-19. The total number of cases diagnosed in country to date now totals 141. All of the cases, following being tested for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine to await their test results. Eight of these cases were identified through the contact tracing process and epidemiological links have been established for these eight cases.

Today, Sunday November 8, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of eight new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 131. Case #124 is a 60 year old female from the Gros-Islet district Case #125 is a 32 year old male from the Choiseul district […]


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