St. Vincent and the Grenadines now has 21 active cases of COVID-19, after six new cases were confirmed on Sunday.
The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) said the new cases were confirmed with the receipt of results from the CARPHA Public Health Lab, in Trinidad, late Sunday evening.
Four of the cases are from the AA 945 flight which arrived on Saturday, July 18, from Miami.
One case is a Vincentian returning home from Antigua and one was found on exit screening for a Vincentian who visited briefly from Barbados.
“The process of informing and contact tracing has commence,” NEMO said.
A total of 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases has been recorded in SVG, with 29 recoveries and zero deaths.
“The importance of strict compliance to all quarantine and isolation orders is paramount. It is only by complying with these orders and the use of masks in public spaces that the spread of COVID-19 can be controlled in St. Vincent and the Grenadines,” NEMO said.