Vincentian returning from the US tests positive for Covid-19 on Day 5
St Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday, November 26 recorded one new COVID-19 case.
“The new case is a returning national who arrived with a negative RT-PCR test result from the USA on Saturday November 21, 2020 on American Airlines; tested negative on entry screening and on day five (5) tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19,” a release from the National Emergency Management Organization said.
The adult was in mandatory quarantine and will be isolated until cleared by two negative tests.
St Vincent and the Grenadines has now recorded a total of 85 COVID-19 cases, 78 of which have recovered.
There are now seven active COVID-19 cases, all imported from countries categorized as “High Risk”.