St Kitts and Nevis: Six individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19, leading the total number of active cases in the nation to 629, as of 17 October 2021, according to the report of the Health Ministry. The nation is witnessing a decrease in infections.
As per the report, 1906 individuals so far have been recovered from the deadly virus, whereas a total of twenty-one people so far scummed to the deadliest mutant.
As per the Health Ministry’s report, out of 2556 confirmed cases discovered, 2156 cases were reported on St Kitts, and 400 COVID-19 infections have been reported on Nevis island.
According to the COVID-19 vaccination report of St Kitts and Nevis Health Ministry, as of 17 October 2021, a total of 10.8 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 6.4 % children are fully vaccinated.
Around 70 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 23,141 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 77.3 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till 17 October 2021.
A total of 49,512 vaccine doses have been administered on the twin-island, out of which, in total, 37,757 jabs were administered on St Kitts and 11,755 jabs administered on Nevis island so far.
The government has set the target to fully vaccinate 33,037 adults and 4,800 children against the deadliest virus (COVID-19).
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, 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).