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Today, Saturday November 7, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of 13 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 123. All of the cases, following testing for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine awaiting their test results. Five of these cases were identified through the contact tracing process and epidemiological links have been established for five of these cases.

In an effort to ensure the spread of the COVID-19 virus is curtailed, the SLNT shall be permitting foreign visitors to the Landmark on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of each week. The SLNT has informed the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association (SLHTA) of such, and is asking hotel establishments who are interested in having their guests visit the Landmark, to contact the SLNT.

Today, Friday November 6, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of four new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 110. All of the cases, following testing for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine awaiting their test results. All four of these cases were identified through the contact tracing process. Epidemiological links have been established for all four cases.

Digicel Jamaica Foundation took home the coveted Social Contribution Award at this year’s virtual staging of the World Communication Awards. Having to switch to a virtual format this year, the ceremony was broadcast live as they announced the winner of each category and then showed a victory video from each.

Today, Wednesday November 4, 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 105. The new cases now bring the number of active cases currently in country to 73. All cases remain stable and there is no cases requiring critical care.

This afternoon, Tuesday November 3, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of an additional three cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 97.

Today, Tuesday November 3, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of ten new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 94. All of the cases, following testing for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine awaiting their results. Six of these cases were identified through the contact tracing process and epidemiological links have been established for these six cases.

The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of diesel, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The retail price of gasoline and kerosene remains unchanged. The price changes take effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Today, Sunday November 1, 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 a total of 84. All of the cases, following testing for COVID-19, were in quarantine awaiting their results. Five of these cases were identified through the contact tracing process.

Given the current status of active COVID-19 cases and projections, the Government of Saint Lucia is implementing protocols in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 to be effective today, Friday October 30th 2020 and to remain in effect for the next 30 DAYS.


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