St Kitts and Nevis: Thirty-eight individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in St Kitts and Nevis, leading the total number of active cases in the nation to 820, as of 23 September 2021, in accordance with the report of the Health Ministry.
As per the report, 970 individuals so far have been recovered from the deadly virus, whereas ten people lost their lives.
As per the Health Ministry’s report, out of 1,800 confirmed cases discovered, 1,478 cases were reported on St Kitts, and 322 COVID-19 infections have been reported on Nevis island.
According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of the St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of 23 September 2021, a total of 7.0 per cent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Around 66.5 per cent of the St Kitts & Nevis population has received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 75.6 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose.
A total of 47,287 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island.
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 government of SKN has asked its citizens to strictly follow the COVID-19 health protocols and measures such as – wearing masks, frequently sanitizing, maintaining social distance.
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).