64.3 % SKN population receives first dose of COVID vaccine

As of 8 June 2021, around 64.3 per cent of the population of St Kitts and Nevis has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the data shared in the report by the SKN government.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: As of 8 June 2021, around 64.3 per cent of the population of St Kitts and Nevis has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the data shared in the report by the SKN government.

The report further states that a total of 30,190 doses of the coronavirus doses have been administered on the twin islands, out of which around 22,984 doses are administered in St Kitts, and about 7,206 COVID-19 doses are administered in Nevis.

As per the vaccination report of SKN, there are a total of 8,959 individuals (27.1 per cent) who have received their second jab for the COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated now against the deadly mutant.

According to the COVID–19 situation report of St Kitts and Nevis, till 8 June 2021, there are about 119 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on SKN island. No death has been reported in St Kitts and Nevis due to the deadly mutant.

So far, around 17,008 people have been tested for the COVID-19 mutant on the twin islands, out of which 16,871 people tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Eighteen results of the test are still pending.

Around 558 individuals have quarantined themselves at their homes, and 759 individuals are quarantined in the facility, whereas around sixty-six people are in isolation, according to the COVID–19 situation report shared by the SKN government.

The report’s data further states that a total of fifty-three people have been recovered from the deadly mutant, around 10,496 people have been released from the quarantine period, and the SKN island reported only one imported case of the COVID-19 within the last fourteen days, as of 8 June 2021.

The Health Ministry of St Kitts and Nevis has requested citizens to follow the COVID-19 health protocols such as – washing hands frequently, covering the face while sneezing and coughing, avoid touching the face and maintaining social distance in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.