73.9% St Kitts and Nevis population is fully vaccinated

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St Kitts and Nevis: Around 73. 9 percent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,920 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 78. 4percent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 17, 2021.

According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of November 17, 2021, a total of 13.3 percent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 10.8% children are fully vaccinated. 

A total of 51,514 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 39,241 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 12,273 jabs administered on Nevis island so far. 

The Health Ministry further reminded the general public that appointments are no longer required for them to take the COVID-19 vaccine dose. 

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 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). 

In addition, on November 17, four new COVID-19 cases were reported in the twin-island Federation taking the total number of active cases to 52. While, so far, a total of 2,680 individuals have been recovered from the deadly mutant and 28 individuals lost their lives to the deadliest COVID-19 mutant. 

The twin-island Federation has recorded 2,760 confirmed cases of the coronavirus out of which St Kitts has recorded 2,307 cases while Nevis reported 453. While, so far, more than 51,923 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in St Kitts and Nevis.