Six (6) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from twenty-six (26) samples collected on Wednesday January 12th, 2022, resulting in a positivity of 23.1%. Fifty-nine (59) new rapid antigen positive results were reported from flu clinics on January 12th, 2022.
There are currently no patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility. Eighteen
(18) patients are admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, five (5) of whom are vaccinated, thirteen (13) patients are unvaccinated.
No new deaths were recorded over the reporting period.
Four (4) recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Nine hundred and twenty-two (922) cases are currently active and eighty-five (85) persons with COVID-19 have died. Six thousand five hundred and eighty-one (6581) cases of COVID-19 and five thousand and five hundred and
seventy-four (5574) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
In view of the confirmed presence of the Omicron, 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 public is reminded to always wear
a properly fitting mask, get vaccinated and boosted and seek care early.