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SKN records 9th confirmed case of CoVID-19

St. Kitts and Nevis recorded one (1) additional case of CoVID-19, at 11:04 am on Thursday, April 2nd 2020, taking the total number of confirmed cases to nine (9), according to a release from the Ministry of Health. 


The patient is a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis and resident on Nevis. 


Now that confirmation of CoVID-19 has been received, the patient is subjected to compulsory isolation in order to limit the likelihood of transmission to others.


The Ministry of Health on Nevis would begin tracing the contacts of this individual, and these contacts would be subject to strict quarantine and testing. 


In the release, the Federal Ministry of Health reminded citizens and residents of their individual and collective responsibility to stop the spread of CoVID-19 in SKN by following the advice of the public health authorities regarding infection and prevention control (IPC).  


Furthermore, there should be strict observance of quarantine and isolation regulations by remaining at home or in the place of quarantine or isolation as determined by the public health authorities. 


All confirmed test results are sent directly to the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and not to any third parties.