St Lucia: MOH announced COVID-19 vaccination drive from 10-15 May

The Ministry of Health of St Lucia informs the people of the island about the COVID-19 vaccination drive from 10- 15 May 2021.

Saint Lucia: The Ministry of Health of St Lucia informs the people of the island about the COVID-19 vaccination drive from 10- 15 May 2021.

The Ministry stated that from 10 May 2021- 15 May 2021 the COVID-19 vaccination drive would be provided to the population for the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as those who are receiving the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The Ministry also encouraged the individuals who have taken their first dose of vaccine in-between the week of March 15, 2021 – March 18, 2021, to visit their nearby vaccination site and get a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in upcoming weeks.

The citizens who will take their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine must carry their vaccination card which was provided to them during their first dose of vaccine. Citizens are also asked to arrive with a form of identification to aid the registration process for the vaccine.

The Ministry also advised people to carry a light snack and water given the possibility of a waiting time to get their dose of vaccine. The operational time for vaccination sites is from – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Following is the schedule for the week of Monday that is – May 10, 2021 – Saturday, May 15, 2021 –

  • On Monday, May 10, 2021– Soufriere Hospital Grounds – Vigie Sports Complex – Dennery Mothers’ Pre-School
  • On Tuesday, May 11, 2021-Philip Marcellin Grounds – Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds – Jacmel Wellness Centre
  • On Wednesday, May 12, 2021– Dennery Mothers’ Pre-School – Soufriere Hospital Grounds – Vigie Sports Complex
  • On Thursday, May 13, 2021-Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds – Philip Marcellin Grounds
  • On Friday, May 14, 2021 -Daren Sammy Cricket Grounds – Jacmel Wellness Centre
  • On Saturday, May 15, 2021- Vigie Sports Complex

Currently, there are a total of 4,654 COVID-19 active cases in Saint Lucia. So far, a total of 4,439 patients recovered from the virus and 75 deaths have been reported so far, in the island.