St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ministry of Health in a press release indicated that the federation has recorded another COVID-19 case.
Full release below:
As of Monday, February 1, 2021 the Federation has confirmed one additional case of
coronavirus disease. The international traveler landed in the Federation on January 17, 2021 from the United States of America (USA). The patient has been in quarantine at one of the COVID-19 certified hotels since arrival. The patient was duly notified and is now in isolation.
This additional case brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 39 with 27
cases for St. Kitts and 12 cases for Nevis. Please note that 36 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. There are now three (3) active cases. These patients are stable and are being monitored.
We continue to adhere to the ‘St. Kitts & Nevis Health & Travel Protocols’ which can be found at website/ URL: https://www.knatravelform.kn . All front-line workers continue to adhere to the COVID-19 protocols along the corridor of containment between the ports of entry and hotel/accommodation sites. The Ministry of Health wishes to assure the public that the following measures are being taken to restrict the spread of coronavirus:
• in-depth contact tracing to effectively assess the front-line workers with whom the recently diagnosed cases would have interacted.
• quarantine, monitoring and testing of contacts as indicated.
The Ministry of Health-in particular-and Federal Government in general wish to assure all
citizens and residents that every effort is being made to prevent the spread of this virus locally.
With reports of the SARS -CoV-2 variant in the region and with increase in cases locally
more and more persons are adhering to the COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
These include wearing a face mask when in public places, maintaining good hand hygiene, maintaining physical distance of at least 6 feet from others when in public places and avoiding crowds and events. These control measures work, and we are encouraging you to continue.