Two (2) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and twelve (112) samples
processed on Sunday August 8th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 1.8%. The two (2) cases are
imported cases from St. Lucia and the United States of America. Five (5) new COVID-19 positive
cases were reported from one hundred and twenty (125) samples processed on Monday August
9 th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 4%.
Two (2) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Fifty (50) cases are currently active
and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. Two thousand three hundred and six (2306)
cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, two hundred and forty-four (2244) recoveries have been
recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
In view of the increased risk of infection with and subsequent transmission of COVID-19 posed
by the growing incidence of variants of concern in persons entering St. Vincent and the
Grenadines, strict compliance with all protocols and recommendations including the effective use
of masks, physical distancing, hand sanitizing and immunization with the available vaccines is