SVG records 17 new Covid-19 cases bringing active cases to 608
St Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday, January 25 confirmed 17 new COVID-19 cases, all of whom are nationals detected during contact tracing and screening a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.
There are now 622 local cases of COVID-19, the majority of whom are linked to various clusters.
“One hundred and fifty-three persons have recovered, 608 cases remain active and two persons with COVID-19 have died. Seven hundred and sixty-three cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020. All positive cases will remain isolated until cleared. All close contacts of positive cases, should contact the flu clinic in their district to arrange testing. These close or primary contacts must remain in their place of quarantine until receipt of their results,” the release said.
All residents of and visitors to St. Vincent and the Grenadines are reminded of the importance of consistently wearing facial coverings to protect themselves from being infected with the virus which causes COVID-19.