Thirty (30) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from three hundred and twenty-two (322) samples processed on Wednesday September 8th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 9.3%.
Seven (7) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Eighty-eight (88) cases are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died.
Two thousand four hundred and twenty-one (2421) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, three hundred and twenty-one (2321) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and The Grenadines since March 2020.
In view of the confirmed presence of the Mu variant of interest in the community and the increased risk of infection and subsequent transmission of COVID-19 posed by the growing incidence of variants of concern in persons entering St. Vincent and the Grenadines, strict compliance with all protocols and recommendations is strongly recommended. These include the effective use of masks, physical distancing, hand sanitizing and immunization with available vaccines.