One hundred (100) new COVID-19 positive cases were reported from three hundred and forty samples collected on Wednesday January 5th, 2022, resulting in a positivity of 29.4%. Eighty-seven (87) new rapid antigen positive results were reported from flu clinics on January 5th, 2022.
There are currently no patients admitted for COVID-19 at the Argyle Isolation Facility. Sixteen patients are admitted to the COVID-19 ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, two (2) of whom are fully vaccinated and fourteen (14) patients are unvaccinated.
One hundred and six (106) recoveries were noted over the reporting period. Seven hundred and thirty-six (736) cases are currently active and eighty-four (84) persons with COVID-19 have died. Six thousand three hundred and forty-seven (6347) cases of COVID-19 and five thousand and five hundred and twenty-seven (5527) recoveries have been recorded in St. Vincent and the Grenadines since March 2020.
The public is reminded to always wear a properly fitting mask, get vaccinated and boosted and seek care early.