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SVG confirms 35 new Covid-19 cases, 12 recoveries

SVG confirms 35 new Covid-19 cases, 12 recoveries

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday confirmed 35 new COVID-19  cases, while 12 persons have recovered.

A release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said all of the cases were detected during contact tracing and testing at flu clinics.  There are now 657 local cases of COVID-19, the  majority of whom are linked to various clusters. 

“Twelve persons have recovered bringing the total number of recoveries to 165. Six hundred and thirty-one cases remain active and two persons with COVID-19 have died. Seven hundred and ninety-eight cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020. All positive cases will remain isolated until cleared. All close  contacts of positive cases should contact the flu clinic in their district to arrange  testing. These close or primary contacts must remain in their place of quarantine  until receipt of their results,” the release said. 

All residents of and visitors to St Vincent and the Grenadines are reminded of the  importance of consistently wearing facial coverings to protect themselves from  being infected with the virus which causes COVID-19.