20,966 reports have resulted in negative, but still 4 tests are pending
St Kitts: Ministry of Health released a new update of the COVID-19 situation in St Kitts and Nevis. It also reported the 457 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. Till now, 3 deaths have been reported in St Kitts and Nevis due to COVID-19.
No new imported COVID-19 case has been reported in St Kitts and Nevis in the last 14 days. Till now, medical teams have tested 21,427persons for COVID-19, out of which 457 positive results have been reported, and 20,966 reports have resulted in negative, but still 4 tests are pending.
After the test, 598 people are quarantined at their residence, whereas 385 have been quarantined in the facility. 255 people are in isolation. 12,969 have been released from the quarantine. 199 people have recovered.
The health ministry also released the recommendation to prevent the spread of The Novel Corona Virus, in which it says that the virus starts from your hand, so please wash the hands frequently with soap and water or an alcohol-based solution.
Always Cover your nose and mouth with a bent elbow or tissue when you sneeze or cough. Dispose of tissue immediately and wash your hand.
Avoid touching your face, particularly your eyes, nose or mouth, to prevent the virus from entering the body.
In terms of social interaction, take a step back and stay at least one meter or 6 feet from others.
If the person feels unwell, stay home. Please follow all instructions provided by your local health authorities.
On 24 March 2020, a 21-year-old male and a 57year old female who had entered the federation from New York City displayed the first two confirmed cases of COVID-19. Both are inhabitants of St Kitts and Nevis.
On 28 March 2020, St Kitts and Nevis reported 5 further cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed cases to 7.