COVID-19: St Kitts and Nevis reports 33 new cases, 1 death

On February 8, Tuesday, St Kitts and Nevis also recorded new 33 COVID-19 cases in the country, and it was also confirmed by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs.

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St Kitts and Nevis: COVID-19 cases are increasing daily in the whole country, and people are suffering from food, health, medical, and economical due to COVID. On February 8, Tuesday, St Kitts and Nevis also recorded new 33 COVID-19 cases in the country, and it was also confirmed by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs.

However, these samples were sent for processing on February 7, Monday, 2022, from a total number of 290 samples, of which 200 were from the Ezra Long Laboratory, and 90 samples belonged to Laboratory services and Consultations Limited.

These samples were collected from February 5, 2022, to February 7, 2022. This number of cases makes up 11.38 per cent of all samples processed on that date. The new cases bring total cases diagnosed in the country to date to 21,768.

Not only the positive cases but also the confirmation of recovery from COVID-19 reached at 425 that bring the number of active cases in the country to 2,056.

Currently, there are 52 active, positive cases of COVID-19 and were admitted to the ‘Respiratory Hospital’, of which one of them is a serious position.

According to the Ministry of Health reports, the country also reported one COVID-19 death. To date, the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country is 261, and the total number of deaths due to COVID-19 reached 81.

COVID-19 related death is of a 72-year-old female who belonged to the Vieux-Fort district and died on February 4, 2022.

Ministry of Health gave condolences to the family and loved ones of the family of the women.

To date, a total of 51,582 individuals have been fully vaccinated in the country, and the rest of 5,783 are partially vaccinated, and 6,451 had their booster shot.

Vaccination will again start from February 9, 2022, at the Vigie Sports Complex, St Anthony’s Medical Centre, and Dennery Mother’s Pre-School from 9 am to 4 pm.