Sunday 12 July, 2020

St Lucia confirms third coronavirus case

St Lucia has recorded its third case of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Chief Medical Officer Dr Sharon Belmar-George made the announcement Monday, March 23, 2020, during a press conference.

"For St Lucia, we currently have a total of three cases. Our third case is a 43-year-old female with a travel history to the US. She came back, experienced flu-like symptoms and was tested and treated and she is presently in isolation."

“Our teams are working closely with her possible contacts on the ground presently. She is doing well, she's recovered well."

The patient presented to the healthcare system on March 12 and her result came back yesterday, March 22.

Belmar-George said the patient had been self-isolating alone at home since her arrival.

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