Published 12 March, 2021
Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source
POST- CABINET BRIEFING FOR MONDAY, MARCH 08, 2021
Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 12, 2021 (SKNIS): The Team Unity Cabinet of Ministers met on Monday, March 08, 2021, at the Ministry of Finance Conference Room, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris. Several issues affecting the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis were deliberated on.
- The National COVID-19 Task Force gave its weekly briefing to the Cabinet where the usual update on statistics with respect to infections, recoveries, and deaths locally, regionally, and internationally was given. Additionally, the Chief Medical Officer gave an update on the number of persons who had been vaccinated thus far, informed of new health clinics that were being utilized for vaccination, and notified that some retired nurses had volunteered their services to be part of the vaccination programme. The government had allocated additional resources to enhance storage capacity in preparation for more vaccines. Also, it was announced that the New Town Health Center will be opened with reduced hours on Saturdays for administering vaccines.
- Cabinet was advised of another batch of Ross University students who were due to arrive in the Federation on Wednesday, 10th March, 2021, as well as the Director of the National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) informing the Cabinet of the movements of aircraft and passengers in and out of the Federation.
- Cabinet also approved submissions, which would stimulate economic activity in the Federation.