Nine (9) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from three hundred and ninety-eight (398)
samples processed on Thursday June 17th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 2.3%.
No new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Two hundred and forty-six (246) cases
are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. Two thousand one hundred
and ninety-two (2192) cases of COVID-19 and nineteen hundred and thirty-four (1934) recoveries
have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
Persons who persist in incorrect or no mask use, remain unvaccinated and participate in mass
gatherings will continue to be at risk for being infected and spreading COVID-19, as is happening
now. 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.