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SVG records two new Covid-19 cases, nine recoveries

SVG records two new Covid-19 cases, nine recoveries

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St Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday, March 20 recorded two new positive cases from 142 samples received and processed on Friday, March  19, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 1.4%, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.

“Nine recoveries were reported bringing the number of total recoveries to 1521. One hundred and sixty-six (166) cases remain  active and nine persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, six hundred  and ninety-six (1696) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the  Grenadines since March 2020,” the release said.  

The public is urged to use a mask, sanitize, physically distance and get vaccinated  to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.  

[UPDATED on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 9:38 pm to correct the date on which the 142 samples were received and processed.]