Second COVID-19 death recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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St. Vincent and the Grenadines today, Monday January 18, 2021, recorded a second COVID-19 death.

The eighty (80) year old male was admitted to the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital on Friday January 15, 2021, with complications of a chronic noncommunicable disease. The elderly gentleman tested positive for COVID-19 during the routine screening conducted on all admissions. The patient who was managed on the COVID-19 Isolation Ward became unstable and died at 4:30am Monday morning.

Four hundred and ninety-four (494) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines as of January 17, 2021.

One hundred and eighteen (118) persons have recovered, three hundred and seventy-four (374) cases remain active and two (2) persons with COVID-19 have died.