Three (3) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from two hundred and twenty-eight (228)
samples processed on Monday August 16th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 1.3%. No new
COVID-19 positive cases were reported from forty-four (44) samples processed on Sunday August
15 th, 2021.
One (1) new recovery was 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 twenty
(2320) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, two hundred and fifty-eight (2258) 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