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CMO WARNS OF THOUSANDS OF COVID-19 CASES

Public health officials warn that a failure to act could lead to an exponential explosion in Covid-19 cases in Saint Lucia. Just one infected person can transmit the virus to at least 2 to 3 people, based on contact with 10 to 20 people. Therefore, officials say they are taking …

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ALTERNATIVE NUMBERS FOR COVID-19 ASSISTANCE

On the evening of March 31st 2020, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Honourable Allen Chastanet announced a 24 hour curfew from the 1st – 7th April 2020. The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) is the leading unit for the provision of relief packages to the vulnerable island wide. At this …

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COVID 19 CASES CLIMB TO 13

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Saint Lucia has risen to 13. Public health officials fears of in-country transmission appear to be coming to fruition, given that all the new cases had no known travel history to any of the global Covid-19 hotspots.

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3 HURT IN GARBAGE TRUCK CRASH

One accident victim had to be extricated from a mangled sanitation truck, after a road mishap in the Paix Bouche, Babonneau community on Tuesday March 31st 2020 – the crash attracted a large-crowd. Authorities are cautioning the public not congregate near accident scenes, given the strict covid-19 social distancing protocols.

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TOP COP WARNS LAW BREAKERS AS CURFEW BEGIN

Saint Lucians continue to fail to heed the warnings of public officials to stay-at-home and adhere to social distancing guidelines. Now some citizens are openly threatening the authorities. While the streets of the capital were desolate, some individuals decided to use the cover of darkness to commit crimes on the …

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HEALTH OFFICERS DEPLOYED TO COVID-19 FRONTLINES

The primary health care unit of the health ministry is scaling down health facilities operations across saint lucia in an attempt to boost its response to covid-19. As a result, the delivery of health care services to the public has been restructured.

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