There are now 24 active cases of Covid 19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, after one new case of the disease was confirmed on Sunday.
The Health Services Sub-Committee said the adult national, who was detected during increased testing for COVID-19, has no recent travel history.
Contact tracing, linking and testing related to this new case has commenced.
Re-testing of the December 28, 2020 cluster and their contacts will continue, even as the wider screening of the Vincentian population for COVID-19 cases intensifies.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has now recorded one hundred and twenty-four (124) cases of COVID-19. One hundred (100) persons have recovered and twenty-four (24) remain active. All positive cases will continue to be isolated until cleared by two negative tests.
Everyone is urged to use facial coverings when out in public.