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Friday, October 28, 2022

Health

An employee who had been working at a particular company for twenty-five (25) years and was recently fired on grounds of a vaccination policy has been interviewed by this media house.
ren ages 12 to 17 years old are eligible to take the Pfizer Biotech vaccine, and Minister of Health Akilah Byron-Nisbett is encouraging parents/guardians and members of the public to get information about this “safe and effective” vaccine that is now in St.Kitts-Nevis.
Superintendent Cromwell Henry, a member of the COVID-19 National Task Force is calling on members of the public to comply with the restrictions even though a long holiday weekend is approaching.
Service Providers within the sectors of the cruise tourism industry are being encouraged to their part for the nation’s road to economic recovery.
In an address to the nation on Saturday 10th July 2021, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announced new measures set to take place come Monday 12th July which includes no 24-hour lockdown and reduced quarantine time for fully vaccinated passengers.
Chairman of the National COVID-19 Task Force Abdias Samuel has indicated that the current 24-hour lockdown period in St.Kitts-Nevis could be the last one amid the pandemic.
While the government side of Parliament on Monday 28th June 2021 saw the ‘ayes’ having it for a six-month extension of the State of Emergency (SOE), such came about in the aftermath of a lengthy debate during which the opposition side rejected comments by mover of the resolution Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Dr. Timothy Harris “attacking” the St.Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) amid the COVID-19 pandemic management.
Discussions involving the Ministry of Social Services are currently taking place on the topic of providing healthier food options to recipients of food packages.
Stemming from two active COVID-19 cases, Nevis has been included in the 24-hour lockdown restrictions, and the period for such is slated to end on both islands on Monday 12th July 2021.
Under section 19 Subsection 3 of the St. Christopher and Nevis Constitution Order, the State of Emergency (SOE) has been extended following the passing of the resolution on Monday 28th June 2021 at an emergency sitting of the National Assembly.