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Wednesday, May 31, 2023


Local news items related to the Coronavris (COVID-19) Pandemic

Hotels in St.Kitts-Nevis  offering rapid COVID-19 test services to guests as well as 24-hour and 48-hour quarantine and testing periods are among the recommendations agreed upon following recent discussions between hoteliers and the local officials.
BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Friday 8th October 2021)–Romnage ‘Shaq’ Benjamin of Shadwell, a well-known social media video blogger who is former police officer, has publicly reported that his live recorded Facebook video about an incident involving him, which is before the court, has “mysteriously disappeared.”
Night curfew hurrying road accidents, including a fatal one, has resulted in local authorities asking businesses to close by a certain time as part of the new regulations.
“The realization of the call in October and the future calls depends very heavily on the success of the Celebrity Equinox’s visit.”
Minister of Education Jonel Powell, in his response to a question posed to him during an appearance on an episode of ‘Island Tea’ morning show aired on WINNFM on Wednesday 1st September 2021, addressed vaccination of children through schools regarding the Pfizer jab suitable for persons ages 12 years and older.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws, having revealed that St.Kitts-Nevis has recorded one additional COVID- 19 related death making the count four, also indicated that  the happening was under police investigation.
Well-known social media video blogger Romnage Benjamin better known as ‘Shaq’ and ‘Modelcop’, who claims that he was arrested for videotaping, captured his own arrest during his live Facebook coverage of a ‘KITTITIAN LIVES MATTER peaceful walk’ event held on Friday  20th August 2021 on Church Street in Basseterre while using his phone.
Although dubbed ‘The Biggest Party in Sport’, the CPL (Caribbean Premier League) being hosted at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium in St.Kitts will not feature a partying music atmosphere but could see a short tune when a batsman knocks a 6.
Tear gas used by police and arrest of three individuals (a male and two females) are two of the widely public debated outcomes of a ‘KITTITIAN LIVES MATTER peaceful walk’ event held on Friday 20th August 2021 on Church Street in Basseterre, which has been labelled by police as an “illegal” gathering that took place.
Chief of Staff at the Joseph N. France General and member of the COVID-19 National Task Force Dr. Cameron Wilkinson has reported that the first recorded patient infected with the Delta variant of COVID-19 has recovered  while more samples will be sent abroad for further testing.