The PAHO Technical Mission to SVG has concluded their visit. The visiting team engaged a wide cross-section of stakeholders and had expertise in surveillance, infection prevention and control, laboratory analysis and clinical management.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health was de-briefed before the team’s departure.
A schedule for public education community meetings throughout the country is being finalised by the government.
The PCR instrument required to test for COVID-19 has been ordered and should arrive in state by the end of this month.
To date, 23 persons have been tested for COVID-19 and there has only been one positive result.