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Another non-national from Europe tests positive for Covid-19 on day-14 screening

Another non-national from Europe tests positive for Covid-19 on day-14 screening

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St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) on Wednesday recorded one new COVID-19 case.

The new case is a non-national who arrived from Europe with a negative PCR result and tested positive on day-14 screening, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO), dated November 14 said.

“The traveler will remain in isolation until cleared with two negative PCR results. Contact tracing of this new case has so far revealed no additional positive cases. Further contact tracing and testing are ongoing,” the release said.

SVG has now recorded a total of 76 COVID-19 cases, 71 of which have recovered. There are now five active COVID-19 cases, all imported from countries categorized as “High Risk”.

The last Covid-19 case before this one was reported on October 31, and was also detected in a non-national traveler who arrived from Europe with a negative PCR result, but tested positive on screening on day 14.

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