Fourth wave: 431 active COVID cases in St Kitts and Nevis

As per the COVID-19 update report shared by the health ministry, 59 additional COVID-19 cases was recorded on January 2, 2022. 

St Kitts and Nevis witnesses fourth wave of COVID.

The twin-island Federation of St Kitts and Nevis is witnessing the fourth wave of the COVID-19. As per the COVID-19 update report shared by the health ministry, 59 additional COVID-19 cases was recorded on January 2, 2022. 

With this, the total number of active cases rises to 431. 

No death was recorded in the twin-island Federation. So far, a total of 2,793 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 3252 total confirmed cases of the COVID-19, out of which 2,714 were recorded in St Kitts and 538 in Nevis island country, the report of the health ministry cites.   

St Kitts and Nevis COVID-19 vaccination report issued by the Ministry of Health shows that till January 2, 2022, around 81.4 % of its adult population is immunised by taking at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. At the same time, around 75.9% got their required jabs of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine and are now fully immunised.    

The data in the health ministrys’ report further highlights that about 16.4% of children are partially vaccinated by taking their first jab, whereas 14% 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, 5.5% population has received it.  

The COVID-19 vaccination report further reveals – the total number of doses administered: 55,255, doses administered in St Kitts: 41,039 doses administered in Nevis: 13,216 and the total number of booster shots administered: 1,590. 

The government has set the target to fully inoculate 70 per cent of the total 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).