St Lucia: Ministry of Health St Lucia has reported 77 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours.
The small Island country also observes 63 new recoveries in the last 24 hours and the total number of active cases currently in the country to 505.
Ministry of Health announced that one person is Intensive Care Unit at the Respiratory Hospital and all others are stable.
The age of affirmed cases is between 2 years to 77 years, and they are from the Babonneau, Anse La Raye, Gros-Islet, Micoud, Soufriere, Castries, Laborie, and Dennery districts.
The Ministry of Health continues to manage the backlog of coronavirus tests conducted at the Ezra Long Laboratory.
St Lucia is in the red zone that created chaos in the nation. We all know that how the opposition is accusing the current government of not managing the amid situation systematically. This accusation has somehow convinced the people of St Lucia.
People doubt the management of government. Not even this, people are not following the new protocols approved by the government.
Witnessing citizens’ anger, PM Chastanet posted a video explaining the amid situation and appealing to the citizens for giving a tough fight to this COVID-19.
He stated, “We have only one enemy that is covid-19; we all know someone who is suffered from this deadly virus. We have to come out from this situation together.”
The government of St Lucia will continue to take those tough decisions. Furthermore, he added that St Lucia is in the red zone. People of the nation have to restrict their actions and follow the respective protocols.
PM Chastanet stated, “we all have to rise and beat this enemy. If we fight together, we can fight this out. we can’t shut down the country entirely, but we can restrict our actions.”
He emphasized, “I am aware of rumors circulating regarding a shutdown and I just want reiterate to all Saint Lucians that the power to manage COVID-19 is in our hands. Let’s Let’s stop spreading rumors and fight this battle together.”