St. Vincent and the Grenadines records another Positive COVID-19 test, 13 confirmed cases

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The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) today (April 21, 2020) reported six (6) more negative COVID-19 and one (1) new positive result for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. One of the negative results provided medical clearance and confirms this country’s third recovered COVID-19 case. There are therefore three (3) recovered COVID-19 cases in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The new positive COVID-19 case, which remains under investigation, brings the total number of confirmed cases in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to thirteen (13).

This new case of COVID-19 serves as a reminder about the importance of maintaining the public health measures currently in place, which include hand hygiene, cough etiquette, physical distancing of at least 3-6 ft in public spaces, and strict adherence to quarantine and isolation. These measures are vital, if we are to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines says it will continue to keep the public informed as we manage this public health challenge together.