205 Sailors released from quarantine, Active COVID-19 cases in SVG stands at 2

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) now has only two (2) active cases of COVID-19 following the receipt on Tuesday (June 9), of ninety-one (91) negative COVID-19 PCR results from the CARPHA Public Health Laboratory, this is according to the Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Committee.

The committee informed that his batch of results included nine (9) negative results which were the second ones for nine (9) COVID-19 positive persons, medically clearing them.

Two hundred and five (205) Royal Caribbean Cruise Line Crew members were released from quarantine on Tuesday (June 9) following the receipt of the negative results for their second COVID-19 PCR.

There are still one hundred and fifty-three (153) Crew members who have not had a result from a second PCR to clear them from quarantine. The committee is urging these crew members to remain in quarantine until the receipt of these results despite the expiration of the initial fourteen (14) days of mandatory quarantine.

The Health Services Sub-Committee of the National Emergency Committee wishes to urge all Vincentians to remain vigilant and to support all of our returning nationals in their strict compliance with quarantine and isolation.