Nine(9)new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from the Molecular Laboratory Unit this weekend. The updated positivity rates for each day are as follows:
April 22nd– six (6) positive cases from 120 samples– 5%positivity rate
April 23rd–four (4) positive cases from 155 samples – 6%positivity rate
April 24th–no new positive cases from 42 samples – 0%positivity rate
No new recoveries were recorded leaving the number of total recoveries at seventeen hundred and eleven (1711). One hundred and eighteen(118) cases are active and ten (10) persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine (1839) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
The public is urged to continue to use masks, sanitize, physically distance and get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.