The Ministry of Health in St Vincent and the Grenadines announced that there is now a case of Coronavirus in SVG.
The announcement was made at a press conference held by the Ministry on Wednesday 11th March 2020 and disseminated by the Minister of Health.
The individual returned from the UK on March 7th, the patient is expected to make a full recovery since the symptoms are mild.
St Vincent and the Grenadines wants the ability to test persons for the coronavirus and will invest US$100,000 to procure the required lab equipment.
Minister of Health and Wellness, Luke Browne indicated the government is focused on establishing in-country testing, as all tests are currently sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in T&T.
An isolation facility will also be established in Argyle on a property that has no immediate dwelling places in its surroundings.
This story will be updated later.