COVID in St Kitts and Nevis is declining

The twin-island Federation of St Kitts and Nevis in the past week has witnessed a decline in coronavirus cases, as only one additional COVID-19 infection was recorded on November 11, 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. The toll of active cases stands at 76.

The twin-island Federation of St Kitts and Nevis in the past week has witnessed a decline in coronavirus cases, as only one additional COVID-19 infection was recorded on November 11, 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. The toll of active cases stands at 76.

As per the report, 2633 individuals so far have been recovered from the deadly virus, whereas a total of twenty-seven people so far scummed to the deadliest mutant.

As per the Health Ministry’s report, out of 2736 confirmed cases discovered, 2290 cases were reported on St Kitts, and 446 COVID-19 infections have been reported on Nevis island.

According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of November 8, 2021, a total of 12.7 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 9.7% children are fully vaccinated.

Nearly 73.2 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,657 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 77.5 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 8 2021.

A total of 50,872 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 38,772 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 12,100 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.

The government has set the target to fully vaccinate 33,037 adults and 4,800 children against the deadliest virus (COVID-19).

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).

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.