SKN: 58.8% population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The Caribbean island of St Kitts and Nevis has vaccinated 58.8 per cent (19,434 individuals) of the population against the COVID-19 deadly mutant, as per the report of the Health Ministry of the island, till 21 July 2021.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Caribbean island of St Kitts and Nevis has vaccinated 58.8 per cent (19,434 individuals) of the population against the COVID-19 deadly mutant, as per the report of the Health Ministry of the island, till 21 July 2021.

The data in the report of the Health Ministry states that a total of 71.1 per cent of St Kitts and Nevis population has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine as of 21 July 2021.

In total, 42,924 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccines have been administered on the sister islands, out of which a total of 33,067 doses were administered on St Kitts. In comparison, around 9,857 COVID-19 doses have been administered on Nevis island.

The twin-islands have not reported any new COVID-19 case on 21 July 2021, the total number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 to 557, out of which in total 514 patients have been recovered from the deadly mutant.

The island has a total of 40 active COVID-19 cases on the island. Out of 557 confirmed cases, a total of 539 COVID-19 cases are on the St Kitts island, while 18 confirmed COVID-19 cases are on Nevis island.

While a total of three deaths have been reported on the sister island due to the deadly COVID-19 mutant, out of the total COVID-19 tests conducted so far, a total of 23,672 individuals tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

The SKN government has asked its citizens to follow 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 in order to fight and defeat the deadly mutant.

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).