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31 persons tested for COVID-19 to date, one positive

31 persons tested for COVID-19 to date, one positive
As at March 26, only one person has tested positive for COVID-19 in SVG

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment reported that as at Thursday, March 26 at 7:38 pm, there are no new cases of COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

A release from the ministry said to date, 34 swabs from 31 persons have been tested for COVID-19; results for 30 persons have been received, with one positive result, that of the index case on March 11, 2020.

“The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment urges the general public to adhere to the advice provided on hand washing hygiene, physical (social) distancing and to the quarantine requirement for ALL persons who have recently travelled from the USA, Canada, the United Kingdom and the European Union including Martinique and Guadeloupe.

“The Ministry will continue to provide the public with additional information as it becomes available,” the release said.

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