The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise that as of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, there were no new cases of COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The Ministry received the results from the CARPHA Public Health Lab for the latest batch of COVID-19 tests at 12:55 pm, all of which were negative. These tests included those conducted on the male passenger who arrived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on LIAT 771 which originated out of Guyana on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Despite these results, the passenger will remain in quarantine until March 21, 2020, thus completing the required 14 days of quarantine. Additionally, contacts associated with SVG’s single COVID-19 confirmed case, who arrived on flight 737 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on Saturday March 7, 2020, also tested negative.
The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment also wishes to advise that the test for COVID-19 conducted on a suspected case who arrived at the Accident and Emergency on Monday, March 16, 2020 was negative.
SOURCE: Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment