SKN to celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day on September 11

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St Kitts and Nevis: St Kitts and Nevis island have fully vaccinated 66.3 per cent of the population (21,916 individuals) with the second dose, while a total of 74.5 per cent population has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of September 8 2021.

On the other hand, a total of 2.8 per cent of children between the age group of 12 – 17 years have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

With this, the nation is getting more closer to achieve its target of herd immunity.

According to the statistics, a total of 46,527 doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which 35,630 doses were administered on St Kitts while 10,888 doses were administered on Nevis.

The SKN government 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).

According to the statistics, the island country reported 31 new COVID-19 infections taking the total number of the confirmed cases to 1,310 so far, while a total of five people have lost their lives to the deadliest coronavirus. While more than 700 individuals have recovered from the virus.

In addition, Caribbean Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, September 11, under the theme – ‘Power Through Collective Action: In it Together! Building Healthy Communities.’

As per to the report, a total of 221,134,742 confirmed cases have been reported worldwide, whereas a total of 199,396,179 individuals have been recovered from the deadly virus, and around 4,574,089 patients worldwide lost their lives to the novel coronavirus since the pandemic started.

The Health Minister and the Prime Minister – Dr Timothy Harris is continuously urging the citizens to take their jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine so as to keep themselves, their family members and friends safe from the contagious mutant.