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    BREAKING NEWS: Saint Lucia quarantines foreign national in light of coronavirus

    February 11, 2020

    SNO – Saint Lucia has quarantined a foreign national who arrived on the island on Tuesday in light of protocols established for the feared novel coronavirus.
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    https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/br...f-coronavirus/

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    Results of quarantined non-national expected by end of week

    By SNO Staff
    February 12, 2020
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    https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/re...y-end-of-week/

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    Coronavirus in Saint Lucia: man quarantined

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020, a Russian yachtsman was quarantined at the public hospital in Saint Lucia (south of Martinique). After dropping anchor in one of the island's ports with his partner, he presented flu-like symptoms related to the coronavirus.

    Caroline Popovic & Guy Etienne • Posted on February 12, 2020, at 1:31 p.m., updated on February 12, 2020 at 6:11 p.m.

    Since Tuesday 11 February 2020, a man of Russian origin and his wife have been placed in quarantine at the public hospital in Saint Lucia. This man had flu symptoms which may be related to the coronavirus . The couple arrived on board a pleasure boat in one of the island's ports (south of Martinique).

    The Saint Lucian ministry of health must communicate on this affair in the coming days, once the results of the screening undergone by the boater will be known.

    Martinique health authorities alerted

    In Martinique, the health authorities have been alerted by Castries, where many Martinicans regularly go as tourists or on business. In this capital, fake-news is starting to circulate on this suspicious case, but the local government wants to be reassuring for the moment.

    https://la1ere.francetvinfo.fr/marti...ne-799653.html

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    Suspected cases of Coronavirus in Saint Lucia

    Feb 12, 2020

    The amateur video filmed outside the public hospital in Saint Lucia shows a man in a wheelchair and a woman accompanied by two people dressed in protective clothing. Filmed yesterday, it would show suspected cases of coronavirus arrived by pleasure boat in Saint Lucia.

    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    Russian Man In Saint Lucia Quarantine Tests Negative For Coronavirus

    February 12, 2020

    A Russian man in quarantine in Saint Lucia has tested negative for coronavirus, it has been announced.

    The announcement was made by Chief Medical Officer, Doctor Sharon Belmar-George.
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    Belmar-George disclosed that the negative result was received from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) which is headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago.
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    Health officials say the Russian national who was put in quarantine still has respiratory issues and is being monitored.
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    https://stluciatimes.com/russian-man...r-coronavirus/
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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