St. Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday, Tuesday January 26, 2021, confirmed thirty-five (35) new COVID-19 cases.
All of the cases were detected during contact tracing and testing at flu clinics. There are now six hundred and fifty-seven (657) local cases of COVID-19, the majority of which are linked to various clusters.
Twelve (12) additional persons have recovered bringing the total number of recoveries to one hundred and sixty-five (165). Six hundred and thirty-one (631) cases remain active and two (2) persons with COVID-19 have died.
All positive cases will remain isolated until cleared. All close contacts of positive cases should contact the flu clinic in their district to arrange testing. These close or primary contacts must remain in their place of quarantine until receipt of their results.
Seven hundred and ninety-eight (798) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
All residents of and visitors to St. Vincent and the Grenadines are reminded of the importance of consistently wearing facial coverings to protect themselves from being infected with the virus which causes COVID-19.