Active COVID-19 cases in SVG jump to 18
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April 20, 2022

Active COVID-19 cases in SVG jump to 18

The number of active COVID-19 cases in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) has jumped from four to 18 over the last three days.

The SVG COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, April 19, 2022 states that there are now 18 active cases of the viral illness in the country. This is a significant increase from the report of Saturday, April 16, which reported four active cases.

Today’s report said 14 of the new cases were detected by PCR testing, while 9 were identified through Rapid Antigen testing.

Today’s positivity rate is 48.28 per cent, while the average positivity rate to date is 6.85 per cent.

One person is hospitalized as a result of COVID-19. That person is unvaccinated.

There have been 8,378 recorded COVID-19 cases in SVG and 106 deaths.