57.8 % SKN population is fully vaccinated now

The Caribbean island of St Kitts and Nevis has vaccinated 57.8 per cent (19,089 individuals) of the population against the COVID-19 deadly mutant, as per the report of the Health Ministry of the island, till 12 July 2021.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Caribbean island of St Kitts and Nevis has vaccinated 57.8 per cent (19,089 individuals) of the population against the COVID-19 deadly mutant, as per the report of the Health Ministry of the island, till 12 July 2021.

The data in the report of the Health Ministry states that a total of 69.9 per cent of the St Kitts and Nevis population has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of 12 July 2021.

In total, 42,182 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccines have been administered on the sister islands, out of which a total of 32,539 doses administered on St Kitts. In comparison, around 9,643 COVID-19 doses have been administered on the Nevis island.

So far, the twin-islands has reported a total of 542 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 cases, out of which in total 423 patients have been recovered from the deadly mutant.

While a total of three deaths have been reported on the sister island due to the deadly COVID-19 mutant.

The SKN government has asked its citizens to obey the COVID-19 health protocols and measures such as – wearing masks, frequently sanitizing, maintaining social distance.

Additionally, Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis – Dr Timothy Harris has also encouraged citizens to take jabs of their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible.

The SKN government also provided COVID-19 hotline numbers – (869) 467-1146/1233 (St Kitts), (869) 469-5521, 2035/2051/(869) 469 -8010 (Nevis island).

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has reduced the quarantine period for the travellers from nine days to three days for those coming to the island who are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, as it opens the economy.

However, all the travellers coming to the Caribbean sister island would still be needed to submit a negative RT-PCR Test that is three days prior to their arrival in the Federation. The state of emergency has also been eliminated on the sister-island by the government, while the night curfew remains in place.