St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its seventeenth (17) positive COVID- 19 case according to reports received from the Caribbean Public Health Agency CARPHA.

This case is part of the cluster whose first case was reported on April 21,
2020, and was identified as part of an aggressive contact tracing and testing
campaign.

On Thursday April 30, results received medically cleared another person as having recovered from COVID-19. This means that there are now nine (9) recovered persons and eight (8) active cases of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Committee is
reminding the public about the importance of maintaining the highly effective public health measures currently in place which include hand hygiene, cough etiquette, physical distancing of at least 3-6 feet in public spaces along with the smart use of
masks. These measures must be maintained to continue to contain and slow the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Let us continue to share the responsibility of learning to live well in a world with
COVID-19.