Today, Sunday, November 1, 2020, the Chief Medical Officer Sharon Belmar George reported that the Saint Lucia Health Ministry received confirmation of six new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in Saint Lucia to a total of 84.
Case #79 is a 44 year old male from the Babonneau district.
Case #80 is a 33 year old female from the Vieux-Fort district.
Case #81 is a 65 year old female from the Castries district.
Case #82 is a 4 year old male from the Vieux-Fort district.
Case #83 is a 27 year old female from the Castries district.
Case #84 is a 62 year old female from the Vieux-Fort district.
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, the CMO said. Epidemiological links have been established in five of these cases.
Case #79 is linked to case #65.
Cases #80, #82 and #84 are linked to case #59.
Case #81 is linked to case #50.
Arrangements have been made for the transfer of the individuals into care at the Respiratory Hospital.
This brings the total active cases in Saint Lucia to 56. A total of 28 persons have recovered from the virus and zero deaths recorded.