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Nine new Covid-19 cases reported in SVG

Nine new Covid-19 cases reported in SVG

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday, March 30 recorded nine new positive cases, a release from the National Emergency Management (NEMO) said.

“Eight (8) cases are from one hundred and forty-nine (149)  samples collected and tested on Monday, March 29th, 2021, giving a positivity rate  of 5.4%. One (1) case is from some of the samples collected and tested on Tuesday,  March 30. Five (5) of these cases are contacts of known COVID-19 positive cases  and four (4) are persons with symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 seeking care,” the release said. 

No new recoveries were reported, leaving the number of total recoveries at fifteen hundred and eighty-seven (1587). One hundred and fifty-one (151) cases remain  active and ten (10) persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, seven hundred and forty-eight (1748) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the  Grenadines since March 2020.  

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