Over 20,000 receive COVID-19 vaccines in SVG

By Demion McTair. Updated 3:01 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2021, Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4).

Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Luis DeShong posing for a photo after taking his COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: SVG Health.

Over 20,000 people in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have received at least one jab of a COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the latest vaccination report from the Ministry of Health, 20, 562 people have so far received a COVID-19 vaccine.

There are currently 184 active COVID-19 cases in SVG.

The number of COVID-19 deaths stands at 12.

To date, some 2,027 people in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been infected with COVID-19.

Some 1,831 have recovered.

The two government-approved COVID-19 vaccines are The Oxford, AstraZeneca vaccine and the Russian, Sputnik vaccine.

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