BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER Dr. Hazel Laws, yesterday (Nov. 21), confirmed that St. Kitts and Nevis recorded its 20th case of the COVID-19 virus and that the individual was a visitor to the Federation.
The visitor, who has not been identified or the gender revealed, reportedly arrived on November 8 via a chartered flight and has since been in quarantine at one of the registered hotels.
Word broke earlier yesterday that the Federation recorded a confirmed case and the individual was at one of the Government-approved locations (name not confirmed).
According to the CMO, the individual is in stable condition and has been moved to the isolation facility to begin the recovery process.
A breakdown of the COVID-19 numbers shows St. Kitts has recorded 14 cases and four on Nevis.
Announcement of the new case comes against the backdrop of a number of territories in the region seeing an upsurge in the number of confirmed cases.
Among those territories is St. Lucia, which Ministry of Health reported on Friday (Nov. 20) that the island had registered 20 new cases.