St Kitts and Nevis fully vaccinates its 72.9 % population with COVID jabs

Around 72.9 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,513 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 77.2 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 3, 2021.

St Kitts and Nevis: Around 72.9 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,513 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 77.2 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 3, 2021.

According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of November 3, 2021, a total of 12.4 per cent of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine while 9.2 % children are fully vaccinated.

A total of 50,607 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 38,563 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 12,044 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.

The Ministry of Health has further informed the general public about the revised timings of the COVID-19 vaccination centres across the twin-island.

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, 10 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the twin-island Federation taking the total number of active cases to 120. While, so far, a total of 2551 individuals have been recovered from the deadly mutant and 25 individuals lost their lives to the COVID-19.

The twin-island Federation has recorded 2696 confirmed cases of the coronavirus out of which St Kitts has recorded 2262 cases while Nevis reported 434.