NEW COVID-19 CASES
Twenty-five (25) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and nine (109) samples collected on Monday November 1st, 2021, resulting in a positivity of 22.9%. Thirteen (13) new rapid antigen positive results were reported from flu clinics on November 1st, 2021.
Thirteen (13) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and twenty (120) samples collected on Tuesday November 2nd, 2021, resulting in a positivity of 10.8%. Twenty four (24) new rapid antigen positive results were reported from flu clinics on November 2nd, 2021.
There are currently seven (7) patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility. All are unvaccinated. Twenty-five (25) patients are admitted to the COVID-19 wards at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. Twenty-two (22) patients are unvaccinated, two (2) patients are partially vaccinated, and one (1) patient is fully vaccinated.
No deaths were recorded over the reporting period.
Six (6) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. One thousand and sixty-one (1061) cases are currently active and sixty-nine (69) persons with COVID-19 have died. Five thousand and fifty (5050) cases of COVID-19 and three thousand nine hundred and twenty (3920) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
In view of the confirmed presence of the Delta, Mu and Gamma variants in the community and the significant increase in the number of new infections, transmission, severe COVID-19 disease and deaths, strict enforcement and compliance with all protocols and recommendations by everyone is strongly recommended. The correct and consistent use of masks, avoidance of crowds, physical distancing, proper hand sanitizing and immunization with available vaccines have all been proven to significantly reduce the risk of being infected, getting sick and or dying from the COVID-19 virus.