COVID-19: St Kitts and Nevis active cases cross mark of 100

St Kitts and Nevis: The nation recently has been witnessing an increase in COVID-19 cases. As of July 15, 2022 (Friday), the count of active cases in the twin-island Federation has increased and crossed the count of 100 and has reached 104 as per the data by the health ministry by 6 PM. According to the health ministry, the SARS-CoV-2 virus infections have been witnessing an upwards trend in St Kitts and Nevis.

Out of the total, 77 active cases are present in St Kitts, while Nevis has the remaining 27 active cases of COVID-19. As per the Health Ministry, on July 27, the toll of the confirmed cases of the deadly virus remained at ten (10).

However, in the Federation, as many as 45 people lost their lives because of the virus, as data shared on July 15, 2022. Thirty-eight deaths were reported from St Kitts, and the remaining seven (7) have been recorded from Nevis.

The pandemic emerged in St Kitts and Nevis on March 2021, and since then, a total of 6,377 people have been exposed to the viral infection caused by the deadly virus. Out of the total confirmed cases, a total of 1,076 were reported from Nevis, and the remaining 5,301 cases have been reported from St Kitts.

As per the health ministry, so far, as many as 6,228 people have been discharged and recovered from the novel coronavirus; out of them, St Kitts health facilities have healed a total of 5,182 patients, while from Nevis, 1,046 people have been cured of the viral infection.

However, on Friday, July 15, 2022, 18 new recoveries were reported from the twin Island Federation.

As per the status of the vaccination, till July 5, 2022, around 83.8 percent of the citizens of the Federation are partially vaccinated, while 78.6 percent are fully immunised against the COVID-19 infection. A total of 10.5 percent of the total eligible population received their booster shots.