One more COVID-19 case recorded in SVG, total confirmed cases stand at 26

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded its 26th case of COVID-19, following the receipt of one hundred and fourteen (114) PCR results sent from the Caribbean Public Health Agency – CARPHA.

This new case is one of the Vincentian Crew members being repatriated on the RCCL Vision of the Seas. There are now just two Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Crew members repatriated on the Vision of the Seas, without PCR results. These results should be received by Saturday, May 30. RCCL Crew members who tested negative on PCR will be allowed to disembark and continue strict quarantine at home.

There are now twelve (12) active cases of COVID -19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, eight (8) of which are from the Vision of the Seas. Fourteen (14) persons have already recovered. A total of twenty six (26) COVID-19 cases have now been recorded. All of the active cases are in isolation.

The Health Services Sub-Committee of the National Emergency Committee urges the public to support all persons who have been placed in mandatory quarantine, as we work together to ensure that there is no further spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.