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CMO PROJECTS REDUCTION IN COVID-19 CASES BY END OF MARCH

Health officials are reporting a steady decrease in covid-19 cases over the past few weeks. This comes amid the recent clearance of a back-log of outstanding tests from the post-holiday surge. According to chief medical officer dr. Sharon Belmar-George, the health ministry is recording fewer infections on a daily basis.

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SLP BACKS CANNABIS INDUSTRY TO DIVERSIFY ECONOMY

The opposition St. Lucia Labor Party (SLP) has given its commitment to establishing a cannabis sector in St. Lucia, if elected to office at the 2021 polls. Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre made the ‘s case on cannabis at a press conference on Tuesday.

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NCOPT CONTINUES DRIVE TOWARDS CASHLESS SYSTEM

A cash less system of transactions remains high on the agenda for the national council on public transportation. The move was borne out of bid to reduce the incidence of armed robberies of mini-bus operators. But the setbacks of the covid-19 pandemic have highlighted the need to hit the accelerator …

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GOVERNMENT WARNS OF FAKE PROTOCOL FLYERS

The government of Saint Lucia is warning the public to be on the lookout for doctored covid-19 protocol notices on social media. Authorities are urging Saint Lucians to ensure that they get information and advice on covid-19 protocols and public health measures from official channels.

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EZRA LONG LAB CLEARS BACKLOG OF COVID-19 TESTS

The ministry of health on Wednesday reported one covid-19 related death, bringing the total number of deaths in country to 39. The patient was a 62-year-old male with underlying medical illness. According to the health ministry, he was admitted into care at the time of his passing. Meanwhile, the ministry …

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BORDELAIS INMATES TO RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINE SHOTS

St. Lucia’s prison system is now working towards a vaccination program, following the announcement that 105 Bordelais inmates tested positive for covid-19. The director of corrections says issues brought to the fore by the recent prison riot are also being speedily addressed.

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