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Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

2 seriously ill as SVG records 155 local COVID cases

2 seriously ill as SVG records 155 local COVID cases

St Vincent and the Grenadines on Tuesday, January 12 confirmed 31 new COVID-19 cases, all of whom are nationals with no history of recent travel.
A release from the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said there are now 155 local cases under investigation. One hundred and six persons have recovered and 178 remain active. A total of 284 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

All positive cases will continue to be isolated until cleared by two negative tests.

There are currently six COVID-19 patients admitted for care. Four are assessed as stable and two as seriously ill.

“The basic public health measures of mask-wearing, physical distancing, hand hygiene and compliance with quarantine and isolation remain extremely critical to reducing the risk of contracting and spreading the virus which causes COVID-19,” the release said.

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