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Confirmed Covid-19 Case at Police HQ


Press Release

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Police High Command says a civilian member of staff at Police Headquarters in Basseterre tested positive for the coronavirus and is in stable condition and in isolation.

A press release from the police stated Friday (June 11) that several members of staff were quickly placed in quarantine and tested on the advice of health officials.

“First test results have proven negative and the High Command is taking all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the virus and will continue to closely monitor the situation as it unfolds,” Police Commissioner Hilroy Brand is reported as saying.

The Commissioner reminded staff to follow all COVID-19 protocols and reported to date that 72 percent of police officers and civilian staffers have been vaccinated.

“As a result of the situation, persons are asked to make all non-emergency reports and inquiries to the Basseterre Police Headquarters by telephone or email, rather than in person if possible. The Headquarters can be reached by dialing 465-2241. For emergencies, always call 911, ” the police advised.


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