ONE NEW COVID-19 CASE RECORDED IN SVG FROM CANADA

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines today (Thursday Nov. 19, 2020) recorded one (1) new COVID-19 case.

The new case is a returning national who arrived with a negative RT-PCR test result from Canada on Thursday November 12, 2020 on Air Canada AC980, tested negative on entry screening and on day five (5) testing.

However repeat testing on day seven (7), due to assessed increased individual risk, was positive. The adult was in mandatory quarantine and will be isolated until cleared by two negative tests.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has now recorded a total of eighty-four (84) COVID- 19 cases, seventy-seven (78) of which have recovered. There are now six (6) active COVID-19 cases, all imported from countries categorized as “High Risk”.