Five (5) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from seventy-seven (77) samples processed on Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 6.5%.
Six (6) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One hundred and fifty-six (156) cases are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died.
One thousand, nine hundred and fifty-four(1954) cases of COVID-19 and seventeen hundred and eighty (1786) 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.