On March 14th, 2020, the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment was informed by the Argyle Airport Authority Administration that a passenger, who had a recent history of contact with a COVID-19 positive case, had arrived in St. Vincent and the Grenadines aboard LI771 en route to Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
As per International Health Regulations requirements, the passenger has been quarantined and will remain in quarantine for the next seven (7) days.
While the passenger has not shown any signs or symptoms of COVID-19, a clinical sample has been taken for analysis.
Contact tracing for all contacts of this passenger has commenced. Passengers arriving in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on LI771 on March 14th, 2020, who have not yet been contacted by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, are asked to call the COVID-19 Hotline at telephone number 534-4325.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment urge the cooperation of the public in this matter.