St Lucia: Prime Minister of St Lucia Allen Chastanet with his wife joined in on the Vaccination drive as a form of support to help build confidence in those who may be skeptical about being vaccinated.
After vaccination Prime Minister said, “Administering the first vaccines is a great milestone for public health officials in reducing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, and the first person to receive the first dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine in Saint Lucia was Principal Nursing Officer, Julietta Cassius, who shared her own experiences on the frontline of the COVID-19 war.”
He further noted, “By protecting our Frontliners also means that we are saving all Saint Lucians because they are the ones who are really at the forefront of fighting this battle.”
The vaccination rollout is being carried out under the theme: Vaccinate: For You. For Yours. For Us. Taking the COVID-19 Vaccine is voluntary, and it is free. Over the next few days, more health care workers and high-risk persons will receive their first dose of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine.
— Allen M. Chastanet (@allenmchastanet) February 17, 2021
PM added, “Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 vaccine deployment will have a three-phased approach, targeting priority groups first, based on the level of exposure and risk to COVID-19.”
Prime Minister appeals to people to stay safe and to do work collectively soon; the country will win against the battle of this deadly virus.
St Lucia has got 3000 jabs from the Government of Barbados & Dominica.
Saint Lucia was among the most affected country in the Caribbean region by the coronavirus, but the government is doing great in handling the situation.
As a result, the Opposition party Saint Lucia Party also supports the government in this vaccination drive.
Talking to Associates Times, a residency of Saint Lucia Edwards said,” My brave man takes his vaccine I will take mine if he did not I would not so guys see we are safe in the name of Jesus.”