Ninety-one (91) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from six hundred and two (602) samples processed on Friday September 24th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 15.1%.
(1) new case was detected on entry screening, and another was detected on exit screen.
All other cases are contacts of known positive cases and persons seeking care. Flu clinics have recommenced
operations and have reported forty-nine rapid antigen positive results for Friday September 24th,
There are currently nineteen (19) patients admitted for COVID-19 at the AIF.
- Eighteen (18) are unvaccinated and one (1) patient is partially vaccinated.
- Ten (10) patients are admitted to the
COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Nine (9) are unvaccinated and the vaccination status of one (1) patient is awaiting confirmation.
Eleven (11) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Nine hundred and forty (940)
cases are currently active and seventeen (17) persons with COVID-19 have died.
- Three thousand
three hundred and thirty-eight (3338) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, three hundred and eighty-one (2381) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March
In view of the confirmed presence of the Delta, Mu and Gamma variants in the community and the significant increase in the number of new infections, transmission, severe COVID-19 disease
and deaths, strict enforcement and compliance with all protocols and recommendations by everyone is stronglyrecommended.
The correct and consistent useof masks, avoidance of crowds, physical distancing, proper hand sanitizingand immunization withavailable vaccines haveall been
proven to significantly reduce the risk of being infected, getting sick and or dying from the COVID-19 virus.