St. Vincent and the Grenadines records one (1) new COVID-19 case from Europe

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Saturday October 31, 2020, recorded a new COVID-19 case.

The new case is a nonnational traveler who arrived from Europe with a negative PCR result, tested positive on screening on day 14. The traveler will remain in isolation until cleared with two negative PCR results. Contact tracing of this new case has so far revealed no additional positive cases. Further contact tracing and testing are ongoing.

St. Vincent and the Grenadines has now recorded a total of seventy-five (75) COVID-19 cases, seventy (70) of which have recovered. There are now five (5) active COVID-19 cases, all imported from countries categorized as “High Risk”.

All travelers who arrive in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from November 1, 2020 until November 10, 2020, will remain in mandatory quarantine for five (5) days in a Tourism Authority/Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment approved hotel.