Press Release
August 27, 2020
SVG records two COVID-19 cases from Sweden

St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday confirmed two new COVID-19 cases.

“The non-nationals arrived from Sweden entering the country from Grenada with negative PCR results on August 19,” a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.

“Both adults have been isolated since receipt of their preliminary positive results, which were confirmed on Wednesday,” the release said.

Extensive testing of all possible contacts has not revealed any other positive cases or exposure to SARS-Cov-2. Further testing will continue.

All passengers who arrived on Air Canada 980 on Thursday August 20 have been cleared.

All passengers who arrived on AA 945 on Saturday August 22 have received their quarantine day 4-5 PCR tests and are awaiting their results.

St Vincent and the Grenadines has now recorded a total of 60 COVID-19 cases, 57 of which have recovered. There are now three active COVID-19 cases.

The public is urged to comply with all of the public health measures currently in place in St Vincent and the Grenadines which are designed to keep COVID-19 contained.