Today Sunday November 29, 2020 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of five new cases of COVID-19.

This brings the total number of cases diagnosed in country to date to 257.

Case #253 is an 11 year old female from the Castries district

Case #254 is a 28 year old female from the Castries district

Case #255 is a 4 year old male from the Castries district

Case #256 is a 38 year old female from the Dennery district

Case #257 is a 51 year old female from the Castries district

These individuals were seen at a community respiratory facility, where they were assessed and tested for COVID-19. They were all placed in quarantine by the health practitioners while awaiting the return of their test results. Epidemiological links have been established for all five of the cases. As per protocol, arrangements have been made for the transfer of these individuals into isolation.

This brings the total number of cases currently in care to 146. All of these individuals are stable and doing well.