Monday 1 June, 2020

Vincentian quarantined on return from China

A Vincentian national who returned home from a trip to China last week has been placed under quarantine for 14 days as a precautionary measure.  

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A statement from the St Vincent and the Grenadines Ministry of Health and Wellness on February 8, 2020, stated the person is in good health and showed no sign of fever, cough or any other symptom associated with the novel coronavirus. 

The Ministry said the individual reported no contact with anyone with novel coronavirus infection. 

The individual who is currently under quarantine will be monitored on a daily basis by health professionals for 14 days in keeping with protocols for persons entering the country with a travel history to mainland China.  

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is reminding the public that:  

  • Non-essential travel to China is currently not recommended; 

  •  All persons arriving in St. Vincent and the Grenadines having been in mainland China in the last 14 days will be quarantined. 

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