Mustique Charitable Trust Donates 8,000 COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment; to Combat COVID-19

COVID-19 Response Project – Rapid Test Kits

The testing capacity for COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was boosted by the donation of 8,000 Rapid Test Kits from the Mustique Charitable Trust (MCT) to the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment (MOH).

The Handover Ceremony took place on Tuesday 19th May 2020 where Dularie Malcolm (MCT Administration Director) presented the eight (8) boxes of test kits along with a letter to Luke Browne (Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment). Cuthbert Knights (Permanent Secretary of MOH) and Elliot Samuel (Chief Laboratory Technologist) were also present at the handover of the test kits.

COVID-19 Response Project – Rapid Test Kits
COVID-19 Response Project – Rapid Test Kits

The Minister stated that the Ministry was very grateful for this donation which would go a long way in the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. He indicated that the test kits would play a vital role in the monitoring and control of COVID-19 which forms a part of the Ministry’s strategy in dealing with the current pandemic.

MCT Administration Director conveyed that two fund raising events had already taken place since the onset of COVID-19, which is a reflection of Mustique’s care and concern for the people of St. Vincent & the Grenadines. She further added that the purchase of the kits was made possible by the donations from Mustique Homeowners, Guests & Friends of Mustique and the entire Mustique Community.

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