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SVG confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases and 68 recoveries

SVG confirms 25 new COVID-19 cases and 68 recoveries

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday, February 11 confirmed 25 new COVID-19  cases. These positive results are for persons tested between February 10 and 11 during contact tracing and testing of persons with flu symptoms. There are now 1244 local cases of COVID-19, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.

Sixty-eight persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to 535. Eight hundred and fifty-four cases remain active and six persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, three hundred and  ninety-five cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St Vincent and the  Grenadines since March 2020.

The public is advised that the use of masks in public spaces or private spaces to  which the public has access, is now mandatory under the Public Health Act 2020.  The consistent use of facial coverings is aimed at reducing the spread of COVID-19  in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.