Saint Vincent and the Grenadines now has fourteen (14) recovered COVID-19 cases, following the receipt of the second negative PCR result for two persons from the Caribbean Public Health Agency –CARPHA.
These results were included in a batch of results for fourteen (14) samples sent on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, to the regional Public Health Lab.
No new positive COVID-19 cases were reported. This means there are now just three (3) active cases of COVID -19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. All precautionary repeat PCR COVID-19 tests done on six (6) Carnival Cruise Line Crew members, in keeping with the May 13th updated repatriation protocol for crew members, were negative. Meanwhile, all Carnival Cruise Line Crew members repatriated on May 9th are advised to complete their fourteen (14) days of quarantine.
The public is again urged to maintain strict hand hygiene, cough etiquette, physical distancing in public spaces, smart mask use and strict adherence to quarantine and isolation instructions to ensure that we continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
SOURCE: National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO)