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St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Monday, recorded its 11th COVID-19 death, an 87-year-old man who died of the illness while in isolation at the Argyle Isolation Facility.

The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) gave no further information about the case in its regular bulletin on Monday.

NEMO said that five new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from 32 samples processed on Sunday, resulting in a positivity rate of 15.6%.

No new recoveries were recorded leaving the number of total recoveries at 1,711.

There are 122 cases currently active of the 1,844 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in SVG March 2020.

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“The public is urged to continue to use masks, sanitize, physically distance and get vaccinated to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in St. Vincent and the Grenadines,” NEMO said.