Nine new COVID-19 positive cases were reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Nine new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from one hundred and thirty-eight (138) samples processed on Tuesday July 13th, 2021, resulting in a positivity rate of 6.5 percent.

According to the Health Services Sub Committee, twenty (20) new recoveries were noted over the reporting period.

Sixty-seven (67) cases are currently active and twelve (12) persons with COVID-19 have died.

Two thousand two hundred and fifty-eight (2258) cases of COVID-19 and two thousand, one hundred and seventy-nine (2179) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.

The Health Officials say that individuals who persist in incorrect or no mask use, remain unvaccinated and participate in mass gatherings will continue to be at risk for being infected and spreading COVID-19.

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, compliance with the protocols including the effective use of masks, physical distancing, and the evidence-based recommendations to be vaccinated with the available vaccines is strongly recommended.