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48-year-old woman is SVG’s 19th Covid-19 death

48-year-old woman is SVG’s 19th Covid-19 death

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Ten (10) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and forty-one (141) samples processed on Sunday September 26th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 7.1%.

Two (2) cases were detected on exit screen. All other cases are contacts of known positive cases and persons seeking care. Eight (8) rapid antigen positive results were reported for Sunday September 26th, 2021.

A 48-year-old female died on September 28th, 2021, of COVID-19 pneumonia. The patient tested positive for COVID-19 on September 26th, 2021, and was admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. The deceased had an underlying condition and was unvaccinated.

Her death brings the death toll from COVID-19 to nineteen (19).

There are currently nineteen (19) patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility.

Eighteen (18) are unvaccinated and one (1) patient is partially vaccinated. Fourteen (14) patients are admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Thirteen (13) are unvaccinated and one (1) patient is partially vaccinated.

Nineteen (19) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Nine hundred and forty-three (943) cases are currently active and nineteen (19) persons with COVID-19 have died. Three thousand three hundred and sixty-nine (3369) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, four hundred and seven (2407) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.

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