Thirty-one new Covid-19 cases confirmed in SVG
St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday confirmed 31 new COVID-19 cases, all of which were detected during contact tracing, testing at flu clinics and exit screening, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.
There are now 755 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 232. Six hundred and sixty-two cases remain active and two persons with COVID-19 have died. Eight hundred and ninety-six 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 for clearance.
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.