One hundred and thirteen (113) COVID-19 positive cases were reported from six hundred and sixty-six (666) samples processed on Thursday September 30th, 2021, resulting in a positivity of 17%.
One (1) case was detected on exit screening. All other cases are contacts of known positive cases and persons seeking care. Twenty-two (22) rapid antigen positive results were reported for Thursday September 30th, 2021.
Two (2) additional COVID-19 deaths have been recorded on October 1st, 2021.
One patient is a 52-year-old female who tested positive for COVID-19 on September 30th, 2021 and was referred
to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. The second patient is a 47-year-old femalewho tested positive for COVID-19 on September29th, 2021. Both patients died of COVID-
19 pneumonia and were unvaccinated. Their deaths bringthedeath toll from COVID-19 to twenty-
There are currently eighteen (18) patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility.
Sixteen (16) are unvaccinated and two (2) patients are fully vaccinated. Twenty-five (25) patients
are admitted to the COVID-19 wards at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Twenty-two (22) are
unvaccinated, three (3) patients are fully vaccinated.
Fifty-four (54) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One thousand and one
hundred and fifty (1150) cases are currently active and twenty-eight (28) persons with COVID-19
have died. Three thousand six hundred and seventy-six (3676) cases of COVID-19 and two
thousand, four hundred and ninety-eight (2498) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and
the Grenadines since March 2020.
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 have all been
proven to significantly reduce the risk of being infected, getting sick and or dying from the COVID-19 virus.