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SVG reports 12 new Covid19 cases

SVG reports 12 new Covid19 cases

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NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

PRESS RELEASE

 

Twelve (12) new cases were reported from two hundred and sixty-three (263) samples processed  on Monday August 30th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 4.6%. 

Three (3) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Thirty-two (32) cases are  currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. Two thousand three hundred  and forty-eight (2348) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, three hundred and four (2304)  recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020. 

In view of the increased risk of infection and subsequent transmission of COVID-19 posed by  the growing incidence of variants of concern in persons entering St. Vincent and the Grenadines,  strict compliance with all protocols and recommendations is strongly recommended. These  include the effective use of masks, physical distancing, hand sanitizing and immunization with  available vaccines. 

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