SVG Covid-19 Count Still at 12, six Results Pending

By Demion McTair Updated 8:24 p.m., Thursday, 16 April 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – As at April 16, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) had not recorded anymore confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.

A release from the National Emergency Management Organization – NEMO stated Thursday April 16 that the Caribbean Public Health Agency reported seven (7) negative Covid-19 results.

Of the seven negative results, two (2) of them are for patients under isolation as part of the medical clearance process and the other five (5) are all import-related suspected cases.

This means that SVG’s Covid-19 count still stands at 12, but the release from NEMO said that there are now six (6) results that they are waiting for.

Hundreds of people were put under madatory quarantine by the government, mainly those who travelled to SVG during the March 25 – 28 period.

As at 6 p.m. on Thursday April 16, fifty-four (54) people were still in quarantine.


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