St Kitts and Nevis fully vaccinates 73.7% population

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St Kitts and Nevis: Around 73.7 percent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,845 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 78 percent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 13, 2021.

According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of November 13, 2021, a total of 13.2 percent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 10.3 % children are fully vaccinated.

A total of 51,251 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 39,035 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 12,216 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.

The Health Ministry further reminded the general public that appointments are no longer required for them to take the COVID-19 vaccine dose.

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).

In addition, on November 13, four new COVID-19 cases were reported in the twin-island Federation taking the total number of active cases to 73. While, so far, a total of 2,649 individuals have been recovered from the deadly mutant and 27 individuals lost their lives to the deadliest COVID-19 mutant.

The twin-island Federation has recorded 2,749 confirmed cases of the coronavirus out of which St Kitts has recorded 2,300 cases while Nevis reported 449. While, so far, a total of 51,923 COVID-19 tests have been conducted in St Kitts and Nevis.