Press Release
February 23, 2021
SVG records 6 new Covid-19 cases, 10 recoveries

St. Vincent and the Grenadines recorded six new COVID-19 cases from patients  seen on February 21 and 22, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said.

Three cases are from rapid antigen tests done on  persons seeking care at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital on Sunday February 21,  bringing to four the total number of positive cases for that day. Only 16 PCR samples were collected and tested on Sunday 21. All were negative.  

The other three new positive cases, also from rapid antigen tests, were done on  Monday 22. “At the time of preparation of this release there was no additional  information on samples received and processed for February 22,” the release from NEMO said.

Ten persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to 845. Six hundred and sixty cases remain active and  six persons with COVID-19 have died. One thousand, five hundred and eleven 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.