Forty-Six (46) new COVID-19 cases recorded in SVG

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Monday January 18, 2021 confirmed forty-six (46) new COVID-19 cases.

Forty-four (44) of the cases are nationals with no history of recent travel. One case is a non-national who traveled from Germany and another from Brazil. Both adults arrived with negative results and tested positive subsequently.

Five hundred and forty (540) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines to date.

There are now four hundred and two (402) local cases of COVID-19 under investigation. These cases comprise residents from throughout St. Vincent and the Grenadines which have been linked to various types of clusters including work sites, churches and private parties.

One hundred and nineteen (119) persons have recovered, four hundred and nineteen (419) cases remain active and two (2) persons with COVID-19 have died.

All positive cases will continue to be isolated until cleared after fourteen (14) symptom free days and a negative PCR test result.