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COVID-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases, 28 recovered

Published 22 March, 2021


Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

There were 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 recorded on Saturday, March 20, from the 422 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. They comprise eight men and 10 women.

Twenty-eight people recovered and were discharged from isolation.  The number of cases in isolation is now 182.

The island has recorded 3,551 confirmed cases – 1,699 females and 1,852 males – and 3,330 people have recovered from the virus since March 2020.  There have been 39 COVID-19 related deaths.

The public health laboratory has so far completed 136,463 tests.

On Saturday, 902 persons were vaccinated as part of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19.

To date, a total of 61,108 vaccinations have been administered – 25,465 men and 35,643 women. (BGIS)

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