On Wednesday August 3, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs reported a total of 96 new cases of COVID-19 from samples processed from Friday July 29, 2022 to Tuesday August 2, 2022. This is from a total of 424 samples, of which 376 samples are from the Ezra Long Laboratory and 48 samples from the Laboratory Services and Consultations Limited.
These samples were collected from July 27, 2022 to August 2, 2022. This number of positive cases makes up 22.6% of all the samples processed on these dates. These new cases bring the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 28, 062. Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 136 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
This brings the number of active cases in country to date to 215. Currently, there are ten positive cases of COVID-19 admitted at the Respiratory Hospital. The Ministry of Health also reports one new COVID-19 related death. To date, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in country is 287 and the total number of COVID-19 related deaths is 99.
COVID-19 related death #99 is a 49 year old female from the Castries district who passed away on July 19, 2022.