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SVG records four new Covid-19 cases, 18 recoveries

SVG records four new Covid-19 cases, 18 recoveries

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday, March 6 reported four new positive cases from 159 of the samples received and processed on Friday March  5, 2021 a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.

“Two cases are contacts of known positives, one is the quarantine day 5 PCR  result of a traveler from the USA, and the fourth was detected during community  screening. None is linked to the Mental Health Rehabilitation Centre. The positivity  rate for Friday March 5, 2021 is 2.5%,” the release said. 

Eighteen (18) persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to 1023. Six hundred and thirty-two (632) cases remain  active and eight persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, six hundred  and sixty-three (1,663) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St Vincent and the  Grenadines since March 2020.  

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

A walk-in Vaccination Site at the Calliaqua Playing Field will commence at 9:00 am  on Sunday March 7, 2021. The walk-in Vaccination Site at the Victoria Park will be  open from 9:00 am on Monday March 8, 2021 and continue to Saturday March 13,  2021.