Thirteen (13) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and forty-three (143) samples collected on Thursday November 18th, 2021, resulting in a positivity of 9.1%. Ten (10) new rapid antigen positive results were reported from flu clinics on November 18th, 2021.
There are currently nine (9) patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility. All are unvaccinated. Seven (7) patients are admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Six (6) patients are unvaccinated, one (1) patient is fully vaccinated.
No new deaths were recorded over the reporting period.
Five (5) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One thousand two hundred and sixty- six (1266) cases are currently active and seventy-three (73) persons with COVID-19 have died.
Five thousand three hundred and ninety-one (5391) cases of COVID-19 and four thousand and fifty-two (4052) 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 strongly recommended.
- The correct and consistent use of masks, avoidance of crowds, physical distancing, proper hand sanitizing and immunization with available vaccines have all been
proven to significantly reduce the risk of being infected, getting sick and or dying from the COVID-19 virus.