Connect with us

COVID-19

SAINT LUCIA RECORDS CASES #95, #96 AND #97 OF COVID-19

Published

on

Press Release

SAINT LUCIA RECORDS CASES #95, #96 AND #97 OF COVID-19

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.

Case #95 is a 19 year old female from the Laborie district

Case #96 is a 34 year old male from the Dennery district

Case #97 is a 21 year old male from the Castries district

All of the three cases, following testing for COVID-19, were placed in quarantine awaiting
their results. One of these cases was identified through the contact tracing process and an
epidemiological link has been established for one case. Case #97 is linked to case #73. As
per protocol, arrangements have been made for the transfer of these individuals into care at
the Respiratory Hospital. These additional cases bring the number of active cases currently
in country to 65.

Contact tracing of these additional cases is currently on-going as efforts continue to contain
the spread of the virus.

In the interim the Ministry of Health takes this opportunity to once again remind the public to:

  • wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand
    sanitizer when handwashing is not possible
  • wear a face mask while in public
  • maintain a separation of six feet from others which is about two arm’s length apart
  • seek medical care if experiencing respiratory symptoms which include fever, cough,
    shortness of breath, sore throat

The Ministry of Health and Wellness will continue providing updates as new information
becomes available.

For more information please contact the Office of the Chief Medical Officer or the Epidemiology

Unit, at 468-5309/468-5317 respectively

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply