On Sunday, August 23, 2020, a 48 year old national who returned to Saint Lucia on Friday, August 21, 2020, was found unresponsive in her room at one of the national quarantine sites by the nurses during a routine review.
She was rushed to the hospital via ambulance and is presently in the Intensive Care Unit at the Owen King EU hospital receiving care. The COVID- 19 test conducted on the patient was negative and the medical team is presently conducting the necessary investigations to determine the cause of her condition and to clinically manage the patient.
In Saint Lucia, to date, a total of 5,138 COVID-19 tests have been conducted out of which 26 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded. Of these 26 cases, 25 have fully recovered. The last case, which was recorded on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, is a repatriated national who is presently in care and stable at the Respiratory Hospital.