St. Kitts & Nevis’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, said that the procurement in the first instance of 21, 600 doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine, will provide coverage for 20 percent of the national population.
Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader, extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and Saint Lucia's people to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia.
Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis officially opened a satellite Passport Office on Exuma as part of the Government’s strategy to improve passport services everywhere in the country; the inauguration of the Exuma Passport Office demonstrates the Government’s commitment to Exuma’s development, and Family Islands in general, as centers of opportunity plus growth.
The first batch of Oxford-Astrazeneca Vaccine arrived in Antigua and Barbuda. The 5,000 vaccines, transported by a Regional Security System (RSS) aircraft dispatched to Antigua by Dominica, are gifts from the Government and People of Dominica.
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a deep recession in Barbados. However, the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) program's implementation remains strong, & targets are yet being met, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team mission published last week.
The Water and Sewerage Corporation recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IsraAID to develop and implement a Sustainable Groundwater Management Project (SGMP) in Abaco following the passage of Hurricane Dorian in 2019.
Prime Minister of Bahamas Dr. Hubert Minnis make an important announcement during a one-day visit to Grand Bahama to tour capital works projects, saying that Grand Bahama will be prepared for the post-COVID era.