Eight (8) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and eighty seven (187)
samples processed on Friday May 7th, 2021 resulting in a positivity rate of 4.3%. Three (3) of the
eight (8) new cases were identified in emergency shelters. Other cases are contacts of positives
across various communities.
Two (2) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from seventy-six (76) samples processed
on Saturday May 8th, 2021 resulting in a positivity rate of 2.6%.
No new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One hundred and sixty-nine (169) cases
are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, nine
hundred and twenty-two (1922) cases of COVID-19 and seventeen hundred and forty-one (1741)
recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
The public is urged to continue to use masks, sanitize, physically distance and get vaccinated to
reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.