Death toll rises to ten in Saint Kitts and Nevis amid COVID outbreak


Saint Kitts and Nevis: Forty-two people have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in Saint Kitts and Nevis, bringing the total number of active cases in the country to 737, as of September 18, 2021, according to to the report of the Ministry of Health.

According to the report, 927 people have so far been recovered from the deadly virus, while ten people have lost their lives.

According to the Department of Health report, out of 1,674 confirmed cases discovered, 1,361 cases have been reported in St. Kitts and 313 COVID-19 infections have been reported on the island of Nevis.

According to the COVID-19 vaccination report from the St. Kitts and Nevis Department of Health, as of September 15, 2021, a total of 4.8% of the child population (aged 12 to 17) has received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

About 66.3% of Saint Kitts and Nevis population received their second COVID-19 vaccine and are now fully vaccinated, while a total of 75.1% of the SKN population have taken their first dose.

A total of 46,884 doses of vaccine were administered on the Twin Island.

Globally currently, there are a total of 226,236,577 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, while a total of 204,171,317 people have recovered from the mutant while approximately 4,654,548 people have lost their lives to the disease. deadliest COVID-19 virus.

In addition, the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis – Dr Timothy Harris is also encouraging citizens to take doses of their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible in order to fight and defeat the deadly mutant.

The government of SKN asked its citizens to respect COVID-19 health protocols and measures such as – wearing masks, frequent disinfection, maintaining social distance.

The SKN government has also provided citizens with COVID-19 helplines – (869) 467-1146 / 1233 (Saint Kitts), (869) 469-5521, 2035/2051 / (869) 469 -8010 ( island of Nevis).

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