80.8% population of St Kitts and Nevis is inoculated with one dose of COVID vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccination report issued by the Ministry of Health shows that till December 11, 2021, around 80.8% of its adult population is immunised by taking atleast one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

St Kitts and Nevis sped up the vaccination drive. The COVID-19 vaccination report issued by the Ministry of Health shows that till December 11, 2021, around 80.8% of its adult population is immunised by taking atleast one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

While 74.5% got their required jabs of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine and are now fully inoculated.  

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The data in the health ministrys’ report further highlights that about 15% of children are partially vaccinated by taking their first jab, whereas 12.7% of children are fully inoculated by acquiring their second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

The twin-island Federation has also started to provide the eligible population with booster shots, to which so far, 3.3% population has received it. 

The COVID-19 vaccination report further reveals – 

  • The total number of doses administered: 53,748. 
  • Doses administered in St Kitts: 40,907.
  • Doses administered in Nevis: 12,841. 
  • The total number of booster shots administered: 1097.

As the COVID-19 infection is decreasing in St Kitts and Nevis, only one additional COVID-19 case was recorded on December 11, 2021, taking the total number of active cases to 10. 

No death was recorded in the twin-island Federation in the past few weeks. So far, a total of 2,753 patients have recovered from the contagious mutant and have been discharged from the hospital facilities, as per the COVID-19 update report. 

Since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in St Kitts and Nevis, it reported 2791 total confirmed cases of the COVID-19, out of which 2325 were recorded in St Kitts and 466 in Nevis island country, the report of the health ministry cites. 

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The government has set the target to fully inoculate its 70 percent of the population. 

If the general public needs any assistance regarding the COVID-19, they can call on the helpline numbers at – (869) 467-1146/1233 (St Kitts), (869) 469-5521, 2035/2051/(869) 469 -8010 (Nevis island).