St. Kitts & Nevis

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Confirmed
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Recovered

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Deaths
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COVID-19 Updates

Quarantine Task Force Launched

As a supplementary measure to the national lockdown in St. Kitts and Nevis the government has launched a Covid-19 Quarantine Task Force to ensure that persons who are supposed to be quarantined stay on their premises.
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National Statement on COVID-19

The patients are a 57 year-old female and a 21 year-old male (of the same household), both of whom are Kittitian nationals, with recent travel histories to New York, USA – a jurisdiction which, up until March 24, 2020 had recorded some…
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Quarantine Task Force Launched

As a supplementary measure to the national lockdown in St. Kitts and Nevis the government has launched a Covid-19 Quarantine Task Force to ensure that persons who are supposed to be quarantined stay on their premises.
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Contact Tracing Underway

As the Federation records 8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws says contact tracing to determine the possible spread of the virus is underway.
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COVID-19 Communications Task Force Formed

In response to a gap identified in the communications structure in the preparedness and response to COVID-19, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has partnered with relevant stakeholders to form a COVID-19 Communications Task…
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Boost your immune system

As the country tackles the spread of the Covid-19 virus a senior official in the Ministry Of Health is reminding everyone to not neglect their immune system which can help fight of diseases.
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NCI Mandatory Closure

Please be advised, in light of the decision to implement a State of Emergency and a Mandatory lockdown by the Government of St. Kitts-Nevis, National Caribbean Insurance will be closed on April 1st & 2nd, 2020 and resume business…
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Notice From Department of Agriculture

In light of COVID-19 State of Emergency, the General Public is asked to take note that the Department of Agriculture will be open to sell only livestock feed on Monday and Thursday from 8am to 11am. All other services have been suspended…
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Notice to Mariners

The Department of Maritime Affairs strongly urges all captains and crew of passenger ferries, water taxis, catamarans, dive boats and sport fishing vessels operating in the Coastal Waters of St. Kitts and Nevis to take immediate steps to…
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SKB Airline Schedule Update

Due to the reduction in flights worldwide impacted COVID-19, American Airlines flights from Miami, Dallas and New York are affected as per the respective dates below. Please note the following flight suspensions from the United States at…
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COVID-19 Info

COVID-19 is a new respiratory illness that was first discovered in Wuhan, China. It is
transmitted from person to person.

*Symptoms may appear 1 to 12 days following exposure to the virus

Who is most at risk of becoming seriously ill?

  • People over age 60
  • People with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes and heart disease

How is it transmitted?

  • Through close contact with an infected person
  • By an infected person coughing or sneezing
  • By touching contaminated objects or surfaces and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes

Currently there is no vaccine or specific treatment. We can only treat the symptoms.

Serious cases may require oxygen and ventilatory support.

Make sure you get your information from a reliable source.

Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use an alcohol-based gel.

Cover your mouth with the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze or use a tissue and dispose of used tissue immediately and wash your hands.

Avoid close contact with people who have flu-like symptoms.

Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands.

Avoid sharing cups, plates or other personal items and disinfect all surfaces that are touched frequently.

If you have traveled to areas where COVID-19 is circulating or have been in contact with someone who has it and you experience fever, cough or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately. Do not self-medicate.

Special Notice

Latest Travel Advisory

SKB Airline Schedule Update

SKB-MIA (Miami) Daily Flight AA 318 -  Will resume on Thursday May 7th, 2020 and will operate 5 times a week…

Emergency Contacts

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
P.O. Box 186 Lime Kiln,
Basseterre, St. Kitts
Tel: (869) 466 5100
Fax: (869) 466 5310
Email: nema@gov.kn or nemaskb@thecable.net

J.N.F. General Hospital: 465-2551
Mary Charles Hospital: 465-7398
Sandy Point Hospital:

Emergency: 911
Police Force Headquarters: 465-2241
Old Road Police Station: 465-6250
Sandy Point Police Station: 465-6261
St. Pauls Police Station: 465-6281
Tabernacle Police Station: 465-7227
Cayon Police Station: 465-7258
St. Peters Police Station: 465-2418
St. Johnson’s Police Station: 465-2241
Frigate Bay Outpost: 465-6899
Fire Services: 465-4339

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