120 local cases, 4 hospitalized

January 10, 2021

Contact: Chief Medical Officer, Chair Health Services Subcommittee
National Emergency Committee
Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

TWENTY-FOUR (24) NEW COVID-19 CASES

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today confirmed twenty-four (24) new COVID-19 cases. One of the new cases is a nonnational who arrived from the UK on December 26, 2020 with a negative PCR test and tested positive during quarantine. All of the other twenty-three (23) new cases are nationals without a recent travel history.

A detailed review of all of the positive cases reported over the last two (2) weeks has led to a minor revision of the total number of cases under investigation. This reconciliation has confirmed that there are one hundred and twenty (120) local cases being investigated.
Two hundred and forty-nine (249) cases of COVID-19 have been reported in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 11, 2020. One hundred and six (106) persons have recovered and one hundred and forty-three (143) remain active. All positive cases will continue to be isolated until cleared by two negative tests.
There are currently four (4) COVID-19 patients admitted for care. All of these adults are stable.

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