St.Vincent and the Grenadines records twelve new cases of COVID-19

A total of 12 new cases of Covid 19 have been registered here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Local Health officials say that seven (7) new COVID-19 cases were registered from 212 samples taken on February 16th, representing a positivity rate of 3.3 percent.

In addition, five (5) new COVID-19 cases were reported for February 17th.

The positivity rate for February 14th remains at 5 percent and February 15th at 2.4 percent.

One hundred and four (104) persons were cleared bringing the number of total recoveries to seven hundred and thirty-six (736).

Seven hundred and thirty-two (732) cases remain active and six (6) persons with COVID-19 have died.

One thousand, four hundred and seventy-four (1474) 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 vaccinate to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.