4.5% children, 69% adults are fully vaccinated in St Kitts and Nevis

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St Kitts and Nevis: As per the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of 7 October 2021, a total of 9.4 per cent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 4.5 % children are fully vaccinated.

Around 69 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, that is, 22,809 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 76.5 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till 7 October 2021.

A total of 48,755 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin island, out of which, in total, 37,218 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 11,537 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.

While 48 individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19, while one dies in St Kitts and Nevis, leading the total number of active cases in the nation to 982, as of 6 October 2021, in accordance with the report of the Health Ministry.

As per the report, 1295 individuals so far have been recovered from the deadly virus, whereas seventeen people lost their lives.

As per the Health Ministry’s report, out of 2,294 confirmed cases discovered, 1,909 cases were reported on St Kitts, and 385 COVID-19 infections have been reported on Nevis island.

In addition, the Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis – Dr Timothy Harris, is also encouraging the citizens to take doses of their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible in order to fight and defeat the deadly mutant.

The Prime Minister – Dr Timothy Harris, has asked its citizens to strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols and measures such as – wearing masks, frequently sanitizing, maintaining social distance.

The government has set the target to fully vaccinate 33,037 adults and 4,800 children against the deadliest virus (COVID-19). The SKN government has also provided COVID-19 hotline numbers for the citizens – (869) 467-1146/1233 (St Kitts), (869) 469-5521, 2035/2051/(869) 469 -8010 (Nevis island).