BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- THE alarm bells continue to ring as the Federation has recorded two more COVID-19-related fatalities.
In addition to those deaths, the number of COVID-19 case are also on the rise even though members of the Police Force and officials from the Ministry of Health continue to appeal to citizens and residents to take the virus very seriously and get vaccinated.
Over the last week, there were more than 254 confirmed cases of the virus popping up in both St. Kitts and Nevis with two reported deaths.
Data from the Health Promotion Unit showed that yesterday (Oct. 9) there were reportedly 42 new cases, while there were 41 on Friday, 26 on Thursday, 48 on Wednesday, 61 on on Tuesday, 36 on Monday and 35 on Saturday.
Those had taken the number of confirmed cases as of yesterday to 2,403 with 1,076 being active and 1,308 deemed to have been fully recovered from the virus.
In a breakdown of where the cases were present, the latest situation report showed that 2,010 were on St. Kitts and 393 on Nevis, while there have been 19 fatalities.
This comes against the backdrop of the vaccination numbers slowly seeing an uptick. The latest numbers as of Thursday (Oct. 7) showed that 22, 872 people have been fully inoculated.