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SVG records 31 new Covid-19 cases, two persons seriously ill

SVG records 31 new Covid-19 cases, two persons seriously ill

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday, January 12 confirmed 31 new COVID-19  cases, all of whom are nationals with no history of recent travel.

A release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said there are now  155 local cases under investigation. One hundred and  six persons have recovered and 178 remain  active. A total of  284 cases of COVID-19 have been  reported in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

All positive cases will continue to be  isolated until cleared by two negative tests. 

There are currently six COVID-19 patients admitted for care. Four are assessed  as stable and two as seriously ill. 

“The basic public health measures of mask wearing, physical distancing, hand  hygiene and compliance with quarantine and isolation remain extremely critical to  reducing the risk of contracting and spreading the virus which causes COVID-19,” the release said.

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