St Kitts and Nevis: 9.9% children takes first jab while 5.2% fully vaccinated against COVID

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St Kitts and Nevis: As per the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of 10 October 2021, a total of 9.9 per cent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) have been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 5.2% children are fully vaccinated.

Around 69.3 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, that is, 22,910 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 76.7 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till 10 October 2021.

A total of 48,982 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 37,383 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 11,599 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.

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 Prime Minister – Dr Timothy Harris, also urged its citizens to strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols and measures such as – wearing masks, frequently sanitizing, maintaining social distance.

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

According to the statistics, there are a total of 2361 individuals have contracted the contagious COVID-19 virus. A total of 17 people have lost their lives to the novel coronavirus.

The nation’s government is taking every step so as it can fasten the speed of the COVID-19 vaccination to achieve the target of herd immunity.



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