St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded another death due to Dengue Fever. The fifteen (15) year old asthmatie female was admitted to hospital early in January 2021 with acute dengue fever and a severe allergic drug reaction. After remaining stable initialy, the teenager developed complications one (1) week ago, deteriorated and died today.
One thousand, seven hundred and ninety (1790) laboratory confirmed cases of dengue fever have been recorded and eight (8) persons have died from the complications of severe dengue fever during this current outbreak.
Meanwhile, St. Vincent and the Grenadines today confirmed sixty-two (62) new COVID-19 cases. All of the cases are nationals detected during contact tracing.
testing at flu clinics and targeted screening. There have now been four hundred and sixty-four 464) local cases of COVID-19, the majority of whom are linked to various cluster types including work sites, churches and private parties.
One hundred and nineteen (119) persons have recovered, four hundred and eighty-one (481) cases remain active and two persons (2) persons have died from the complications of COVID 19. A totall of six hundred and two (602) cases of COVID 19 have been reported in St. Vincen ud the Grenadines. All positive cases will remain isolated until cleared.