St Lucia: Govt announces COVID protocols from June 4 to July 1

St Lucia: Govt announces COVID protocols from June 4 to July 1

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St Lucia: The Government continues to recognize the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation. Every day the country record cases of COVID-19 and ask that everyone remain vigilant and follow the necessary infection prevention as well as control measures to protect the residents from the infection.

Following discussions, the Cabinet has decided that current COVID protocols will continue from June 4, 2022 (Sunday) to July 1, 2022 (Friday).

As per the instructions by the government and health authorities, a St Lucian national, resident or non-national coming to St Lucia and is fully vaccinated and has submitted a valid vaccination record will not be asked to enter in quarantine or require a COVID-19 test.

Whereas an unvaccinated person would have to submit a valid PCR test taken five days before arriving in St Lucia.

If any of the people are affected, they may be placed at a quarantine facility or their home to protect the health of the individual or the health of the public.

A person can host or get access to a social event or recreational activity that includes about two hundred persons or their immediate family of the people that has been fully vaccinated.

A person with the approval of the National Emergency Management Organization shall host or attend a social event or any recreational activity that would consist of attendees between two hundred to three hundred fully vaccinated people.

The government further stated that all other protocols remain in effect for this period.

The government of St Lucia has further reminded the residents to take personal responsibility and follow all the stipulated protocols. The government and health authorities would work together to fight this COVID-19 pandemic.