Weather

3 Day Forecast & Weather Report 5pm 30th Sept 2021

Published 30 September 2021

Basseterre 

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Weather Report valid until 8pm 1st Oct 2021

Weather Bulletin
Issued at: 5pm
Present Weather: Fair Skies
Winds: A light breeze of 6mph from a Southwesterly direction. Temperature: 29°C / 84°F Max Temp: 31°C / 89°F Humidity: 66% Sea Level Pressure: 1011.7mbs or 29.87”
24hr rainfall at the R.L. Bradshaw Intl. at 2 pm: 12.7mm/0.50″ Amount of rainfall for the month of September: 105.2mm / 4.14″

Sunrise: Tom 6:01am Sunset: Tom 6:01pm

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THE BENEFITS OF VACCINATION FAR OUTWEIGH THE RISKS; VACCINATED TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ARE CRITICAL FOR IN-PERSON LEARNING – MEDICAL CHIEF OF STAFF

Published 30 September 2021

Basseterre 

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DR. CAMERON WILKINSON, MEDICAL CHIEF OF STAFF AT JNF GENERAL HOSPITAL

THE BENEFITS OF VACCINATION FAR OUTWEIGH THE RISKS; VACCINATED TEACHERS AND STUDENTS ARE CRITICAL FOR IN-PERSON LEARNING – MEDICAL CHIEF OF STAFF

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2021 (SKNIS): As the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues the fight against the deadly COVID-19 virus, vaccination has been a key tool in protecting both citizens and residents alike. Medical Chief of Staff at the Joseph N. France General Hospital (JNF) Dr. Cameron Wilkinson recently spoke to the effects of Myocarditis, learning to live with COVID-19 in the Federation, and the importance of teachers and students to be vaccinated for in-person classes to take place with minimum risks.  

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17 STUDENTS FROM ST. KITTS AND NEVIS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS TO PURSUE STUDIES IN TAIWAN

Published 30 September 2021

Basseterre 

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SEATED (L-R): MS. KAYE BASS, PERMANENT SECRETARY IN THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS; HON. JONEL POWELL, MINISTER OF EDUCATION; PRIME MINISTER DR. THE HON. TIMOTHY HARRIS; H.E. AMBASSADOR MICHAEL LIN; CABINET SECRETARY MRS. JOSEPHINE HUGGINS; COMMISSIONER OF POLICE MR. HILROY BRANDY, ALONG WITH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN BACK ROW

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2021 (SKNIS): Diplomatic relations between the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China (Taiwan) have over the years helped many persons to achieve tertiary education. Officials from the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China (Taiwan) addressed the September 29, 2021, scholarship ceremony and encouraged the 17 students who received scholarships to make the most of the opportunity presented to them.

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LABORATORY CAPACITY EXPANDED ACROSS ST. KITTS AND NEVIS TO PROCESS 492 SAMPLES PER DAY – MINISTER BYRON-NISBETT

Published 30 September 2021

Basseterre 

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MINISTER OF HEALTH, HON. AKILAH BYRON-NISBETT

LABORATORY CAPACITY EXPANDED ACROSS ST. KITTS AND NEVIS TO PROCESS 492 SAMPLES PER DAY – MINISTER BYRON-NISBETT

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2021 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Health has invested heavily to ensure that the Federation’s healthcare system is resilient against the impact of the deadly COVID-19 disease. Minister of Health, the Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett, during her presentation to the Federal Parliament on September 30, 2021, stated that although there has been a slight backlog in the processing of results, regional assistance has been secured to assist with the processing, so that results can be delivered in a more timely and efficient manner.  

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THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW SCIENCE IN RELATION TO ADMINISTERING BOOSTER SHOTS – CMO DR. LAWS

Published 30 September 2021

Basseterre 

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CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. HAZEL LAWS

THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW SCIENCE IN RELATION TO ADMINISTERING BOOSTER SHOTS – CMO DR. LAWS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 30, 2021 (SKNIS): The Ministry of Health continues its vaccination programme across the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis and has acquired the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for use in the Federation. Recently, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws, indicated that at the present moment the Ministry of Health will focus on getting more of the target population vaccinated, while it follows science in relation to booster shots.

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