St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Monday, recorded its 100th and 101st COVID-19 deaths, according to information released by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment today (Wednesday).
A 71-year-old male with underlying conditions tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 31 and was admitted to the Isolation Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH).
He died on Monday of COVID-19 pneumonia.
Also, an 89-year-old female with underlying conditions tested positive for COVID-19 on Jan. 30 and was admitted to the Isolation Ward at MCMH.
She died on Monday of COVID-19 pneumonia.
Both patients were unvaccinated and brought to 101 the total number of people to die of COVID-19 in the country.
Of the people who have died, 97 were unvaccinated, three were fully vaccinated, and one partially vaccinated.
There are nine COVID-19 patients in hospital as of Tuesday, two of whom are fully vaccinated and seven are unvaccinated.
The country has recorded 6,713 PCR confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March 2020 while, as of Jan. 5, there were 1,446 rapid test cases, for a total of 8,159 cases.
Four new PCR and 11 rapid antigen cases were recorded during the reporting period.
There were 72 recoveries during the reporting period, leaving 144 active cases.
As of Tuesday, 66,277 doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in the country, made up of 34,832 first doses, 28,660 second doses and 2,785 booster shots.