Under PM Harris leadership St Kitts and Nevis’ economy getting back on track

St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister - Dr Timothy Harris led administration is working hard to revive the economy, which has been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. 

St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister – Dr Timothy Harris led administration is working hard to revive the economy, which has been impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. 

The reopening of the tourism sector has provided a huge boost to the twin-island Federations’ economy, which will assist it to get recovered. This further gave employment opportunities to hundreds of people. 

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The reports further show that at the current time, the industries of St Kitts and Nevis are doing outstanding. It is not wrong to say that under the leadership of PM Harris, the island has developed a lot, and even the employment rate has been increased.  

PM Harris led government has also handled the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with its strict health protocols and guidelines, resulting in which the borders of SKN were reopened, and travellers across the world started visiting back and enjoying the beauty of St Kitts and Nevis. 

All the significant airlines, including – American Airlines, British Airways, Caribe Air Charters, LIAT, Sky High, restarted their service to the island. The data shows that 60% of the visitors travelling to the twin-island Federation are from the United States of America. 

Apart from this, since the cruise ships returned back to the twin-island Federation, around three cruise ships docked at the Port Zante, drawing back hundreds of guests from across the world, strengthening the tourism economy of SKN, as they brought back employment for taxi drivers, tour operations, local vendors, and other artists. 

COVID-19 vaccination in St Kitts and Nevis: 

A total of 14.1% of the children population (between the age group 12 -17 years) has been given the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 11.8% children are fully vaccinated. 

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Nearly 73.6 per cent of St Kitts & Nevis population, 24,875 individuals, have received their second jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now, while a total of 80.1 per cent of the SKN population has taken its first dose, till November 28, 2021.