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

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.
The type of COVID-19 variant circulating in St.Kitts and Nevis, called Lambda, is prevalent in South America countries, and is of interest to the World Health Organization (WHO).
BASSETERRE, St.Kitts  (Saturday  26th June 2021)- With a count of 313 active COVID-19 cases in the Federation, in an address to the nation on Friday 25th June 2021, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris announced fresh restrictions for...
Well-known media personality and entertainer Maurice ‘EK’ Flanders, founder of Real Right Entertainment, has started a food drive distribution programme on St.Kitts which is says is inspired by the desire to see to the well-being of children in families who are in need of assistance at this time during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Police Superintendent and member of the National COVID-19 Task Force Cromwell Henry has made the observation that too many persons are outside of their home during the current shelter in place order.
The Ministry of Health has sent abroad virus samples for testing to determine which variant of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is present in St.Kitts-Nevis.
Minister of Health Akilah Byron-Nisbett hopes that St.Kitts-Nevis’ first recorded COVID-19 related death will be a “wake-up call”.
With an outbreak of increasing COVID-19 cases in St.Kitts-Nevis, a State of Emergency (SOE) has been put in place to restrict the movement of citizens and residents in asking them stay at home unless for essential work, accessing businesses authorized to operate or for essential travel, particularly between the hours of 5:00AM to 6:00PM for a 14-day nightly curfew as part of the period June 15th to July 6th 2021.
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Hazel Laws has dismissed social media rumours that she recently sent in a job resignation letter.