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25-year-old man is 10th person to die from Covid-19 in SVG

25-year-old man is 10th person to die from Covid-19 in SVG

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A 25-year-old man from Owia is the 10th person to die from COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) in a release issued today, Monday, March 22, said the man tested positive for  COVID-19 on Friday March 19 after “presenting to the Modern Medical and  Diagnostic Centre, Accident and Emergency department with shortness of breath  and decreased appetite. The young man was transferred to the Milton Cato Memorial  Hospital and died this morning at 5:45 am from COVID pneumonia.” 

One thousand, seven hundred (1700) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St.  Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020. Fifteen hundred and twenty-three (1523) cases have recovered. One hundred and sixty-seven (167) cases remain active and ten (10) persons with COVID-19 have died.  

The public is urged to consistently use properly fitting masks, sanitize, physically  distance and get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and  the Grenadines.  

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