SVG Records 3rd Non-Imported Covid-19 Case, 8 Recoveries

BDemion McTair. Updated 3:02 p.m., Sunday, 26 April 2020, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4)

Kingstown, St. Vincent (ONE NEWS SVG) – St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its 15th positive case of the coronavirus.

The case is the third case recorded by persons with no recent travel history, sources say.

In a release on Sunday, the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) said the new case “is closely associated with #12 and #14 reported on Tuesday, April 21 and Thursday 23rd, by the Caribbean Public Health Agency”.

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Simone Keizer-Beache says, investigations have determined that the last three reported cases of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines form part of a cluster, due to import-related local spread.

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