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February 17, 2021
Covid-19 positivity rates range between 2.4% and 11.9% for Feb 12-15

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said on Tuesday that the Covid-19 positivity rates for St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) between February 12 and 15 range between 2.4 per cent and 11.9 per cent.

This was disclosed in a release issued on Tuesday, February 16, which said that the country had registered five new COVID-19 cases that day. The samples were taken on February 12th, 13th, and 15th.

“One case is a traveler who tested  positive on quarantine day 7. The other cases are from contacts of known positives.  The positivity rate for February 12th is now 6.2%, February 13th is now 11.9%,  February 14th remains at 5% and February 15th is now 2.4%.

“There were no reported positive cases for Tuesday February 16, 2021 at the time of  the preparation of this release,” the release said.

Twenty persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to 632. Eight hundred and twenty-four cases remain  active and six persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, four hundred  and sixty-two cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the  Grenadines since March 2020.  

The public is reminded to wear a facial covering, physically distance, sanitize hands and vaccinate to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.