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The National Emergency Management Organisation says that its recommendation for the reinstatement of the restrictions on gatherings in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will be considered if the COVID-19 case positivity (percentage of tests which are positive) rises is higher than 5% over a two-week period.

Alternatively, the restrictions would be recommended if there are10 or more new COVID-19 cases “without possible connection to each other are reported in a day”.

NEMO is strongly advising the public to “continue practicing the proven public health measures of hand sanitising, social distancing and being vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus in order to decrease the risk of a new surge in cases”.

It said protocols for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers to SVG remain unchanged.

“Vaccinated travelers 5 years and older must therefore arrive with a negative rapid antigen test no more than 24 hours old or a negative RT-PCR test no more than 72 hours old.

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“Unvaccinated travelers 5 years and older must arrive with a negative RT-PCR test no more than 72 hours old and paid reservations for quarantine in an SVGTA/MOHWE approved hotel.

“The Health Services Sub-committee will continue to be guided by the ever-evolving science as we work together to maintain the health and wellbeing of all of St. Vincent and the Grenadines,” NEMO said.

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2 replies on “SVG could curb gatherings if COVID positivity rate reaches 5%”

  1. So why leave out the wearing of face mask from the protocol.? Why take vaccine and I never heard or read of any possible adverse effects including long term complications from any of you? You never educated the citizens . We are still awaiting to hear the VAERS .

  2. Avatar Of Sheryl-Ann BentickSheryl-Ann Bentick says:

    I’m unvaccinated and I want to visit my home country.
    How many days quarantine??

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