COVID-19

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Today Thursday November 19, 2020, the Ministry of Health received confirmation of 20 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 203. Ten of the cases are non-nationals. Two of these cases are visitors to Saint Lucia. Case #186 is a 28 year old female visitor and case #190 is a 29 year old male visitor. Both of these individuals arrived in Saint Lucia on Monday November 16, 2020.

Today, Tuesday November 17, 2020, the Ministry of Health received confirmation of five new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 178. All of these individuals, after being assessed and tested for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine by health practitioners while awaiting receipt of their test results.

On 11 November 2020, the UK and Chile hosted a virtual seminar on Covid-19 vaccines access, finance and distribution as part of efforts to strengthen international and regional co-operation ensuring fair and equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines.

Today Sunday November 15, 2020, the Ministry of Health received confirmation of nine new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 171. All of these individuals, after being assessed and tested for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine by health practitioners while awaiting receipt of their test results.

The Ministry of Health today Friday November 13, 2020 received confirmation of four new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 160.

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.

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.


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