Saint Vincent and the Grenadines recorded three (3) new COVID-19 cases. Two cases are returning nationals who arrived with negative RT-PCR test results from the USA on Saturday, December 5, 2020, tested negative on entry screening then positive on day 5 testing for SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.
On Tuesday, December 8th, 2020, Prime Minister Dr. Hon Ralph Gonsalves addressed the opening of the 7th Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Caribbean Community and the Republic of Cuba.
The Public Health Department, based on its mandate under the Public Health Act No. 7 of 1977, wishes to inform all butchers, slaughter men and farmers that all locally harvested food animals in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines must be inspected and passed as fit for human consumption by the Public Health Department before being sold for human consumption.
A Commonwealth prize recognizing the most impactful innovations in sustainable development has been launched by the Secretary-General.