St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its 12th death from Covid 19, following the passing of a 69-year-old man on Tuesday May 4th.
The Health Services Sub-Committee says he succumbed to COVID-19 disease while in isolation at the Argyle Isolation Facility. The stated cause of death is COVID-19 Pneumonia.
Six new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported from 110 samples processed on Tuesday May 4th, resulting in a positivity rate of 5.5%.
One additional new case was reported from samples processed on April 30th. The updated positivity rate for April 30th, is 9.9%.
No new recoveries were noted over the reporting period. 144 cases are currently active and 12 persons with COVID-19 have died.
1889 cases of COVID-19 and 1733 recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
The public is urged to continue to use a mask, to sanitize, and practice physical distancing and get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.