16 Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded At Emergency Shelters In St Vincent


Eighteen (18) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and ninety-two samples processed on April 30th, 2021 resulting in a positivity rate of 9.4%.

Sixteen (16) of these eighteen (18) cases are evacuees in emergency shelters. No new COVID-19 cases were recorded from forty-four (44) samples processed on May 1st, 2021.

Twelve (12) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One hundred and forty (140) cases are currently active and eleven (11) persons with COVID-19 have died.

One thousand, eight hundred and eighty-two (1882) cases of COVID-19 and seventeen hundred and thirty-one (1731) recoveries have been recorded 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.

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