St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its eighteenth (18) positive COVID -19
case following receipt of results today from the CARPHA Public Health Lab. This
new case, is an occupant of a home with two known positive COVID-19 cases. There
were no other new positive results in this batch of 17 PCR COVID-19 tests, that
included tests for the Carnival Crew members who returned to St. Vincent and the
Grenadines on May 14, 2020.
There are now four (4) active and fourteen (14) recovered cases of COVID-19 in St.
Vincent and the Grenadines,
The HealthServices Subcommittee continues to stress the importance of maintaining
the public health measures currently in place which include hand hygiene, cough
etiquette, physical distancing of at least 3-6 feet in public spaces, face coverings and
strict adherence to quarantine and isolation. The committee maintains that these
measures are vital, if we are to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 in St.
Vincent and the Grenadines.