SVG records 2 new Covid-19 cases and 1.72% positivity rate for Feb 20
St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded two new COVID-19 cases from samples collected and processed on February 20 and 21, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.
“One case is a new positive PCR result from 58 samples processed so far for February 20, resulting in a positivity rate of 1.72%. The other new positive is from a rapid antigen test taken today, February 21. At the time of preparation of this release there was no additional information on samples received and processed for February 21,” the release said.
Thirty-two persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to 835. Six hundred and sixty-four cases remain active and six persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, five hundred and five 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 get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.