Following the arrival of 123 students attending the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Member of the National COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Hazel Laws, announced that those students are allowed to commingle with the local society.
The students arrived on Wednesday July 8th at the Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport in St. Kitts, via charter and were subjected to a 14-day quarantine, before they were tested.
The students consented to serial testing, which included a pre-arrival molecular COVID-19 test in Miami, a similar test was done on arrival in St. Kitts and another test was conducted on day 14 of quarantine.
Dr. Laws provided this result, in relation to the students:
Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Member of the National COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Hazel Laws.
There was no cost to the government regarding the chartered flight.
Accommodation, COVID-19 Molecular Tests and laundry were covered by the RUSVM, and meals, groceries, as well as miscellaneous expenses were covered by the students themselves, according to CMO Laws.