Person Sent Off-island with Serious Pneumonia. Saba Steps Up COVID-19 Measures | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SABA (THE BOTTOM) – Saba’s Island Governor Johnathan Johnson announced on Saturday that a person with severe pneumonia had to be medevacked off island on Friday for further medical treatment.

The patient was COVID-19 tested on Friday; however, a second test was done, and the health authorities are still awaiting the results.  Another three tests are also pending the results.

In the meantime, 18 persons have been placed under quarantine protocols. On April 7, the Government of Saba announced that only seven were left in self-quarantine which represents a large increase.

Protocols at the Hospital and Old Home have been re-enforced.  

Source: Souliga Newsday