Eight new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from 73 samples processed on April 19, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 11%, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.
“Seventeen (17) new recoveries were recorded over the reporting period. The number of total recoveries is seventeen hundred and three (1703). One hundred and fourteen (114) cases are active and ten (10) persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, eight hundred and twenty-seven (1827) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020,” the release said.
The public is urged to continue to use masks, sanitize, physically distance and get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.