Six (6) new cases were reported from 103 samples processed on Sunday September 5, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 5.8%, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said on Tuesday.
“No new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Sixty-six (66) cases are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died. Two thousand three hundred and eighty-five (2385) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, three hundred and seven (2307) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and The Grenadines since March 2020.
“In view of the increased risk of infection and subsequent transmission of COVID-19 posed by the growing incidence of variants of concern in persons entering St. Vincent and the Grenadines, strict compliance with all protocols and recommendations is strongly recommended. These include the effective use of masks, physical distancing, hand sanitizing and immunization with available vaccines,” the release said.