(St. Lucia News Online) — St. Lucia has confirmed its third coronavirus (COVID-19) case.

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sharon Belmar-George made the announcement Monday at a news conference.

The patient is a 43-year-old female who travelled to the US and returned to Saint Lucia with flu-like symptoms, Belmar-George said.

She was then tested, treated and is now in isolation.

The authorities are currently looking for persons who’ve had contact with the patient who is reportedly recovering well.

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