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Seven new Covid 19 cases recorded in SVG

Seven new Covid 19 cases recorded in SVG

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NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

PRESS RELEASE

 

Seven (7) new cases were reported from one hundred and eighty-seven (187) samples processed  on Tuesday August 31st, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 3.7%. 

One (1) new recovery was noted over the reporting period. Thirty-eight (38) cases are currently  active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. Two thousand three hundred and fifty five (2355) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, three hundred and five (2305) 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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