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DAILY MEDIA BRIEFING HELD BY NEOC COVID -19 COMMUNICATION TASK FORCE

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 31, 2020 (SKNIS): The National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) is hosting a daily media briefing at 3:30 pm at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The media are invited to join these briefings virtually where they can ask questions and be brought up to date with official, timely and accurate information …

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PRIME MINISTER HARRIS AFFIRMS THAT COVID-19 CASES WILL DECLINE IF RESIDENTS HEED ALL PRECAUTIONS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 31, 2020 (SKNIS): Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honorable Timothy Harris, affims that COVID-19 cases will decline in the Federation if residents take all precautions and eliminate further chances of further transmission via social distancing and compliance with the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations. The Honourable Prime Minister …

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NO NEED FOR IMPULSIVE SHOPPING, SAYS PRIME MINISTER HARRIS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 31, 2020 (SKNIS): Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said during his address to the nation on March 30 that there is no need for impulsive buying. “There is an adequate stock of food on hand. This week some 57 containers are arriving with food, vegetables and beverages,” said the prime minister, noting that vessels …

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ST. KITTS-NEVIS MOVES INTO COMPLETE LOCK-DOWN FOR THREE DAYS TO FURTHER PROTECT CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS FROM THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 31, 2020 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has ramped up its measures by implementing a complete lock-down for three days to further protect citizens and residents from the spread of the COVID-19 virus popularly known as the Novel Coronavirus. “The Cabinet of Ministers has determined that, after consultation with the Police …

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NOTICE TO WORKERS ON THE SKILLS TRAINING EMPOWERMENT ENHANCEMENT TEAMS

Basseterre, St. Kitts, 29th March, 2020 (STEP OFFICE)– In keeping with the state of emergency declared on Saturday 28th March 2020, the call from the Covid-19 task force and a call from the Hon. Prime Minister, ALL Skills Training Empowerment Enhancement Teams workers who are not requested to turn out to work are kindly asked NOT to congregate …

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“WE ARE IN AN UNPRECEDENTED TIME,” SAYS PRIME MINISTER OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, 29th March, 2020 (SKNIS)–As the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus 2019) disease continues to wreak havoc around the world with no country escaping the pandemic’s social, economic, and political impact, the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, in declaring a 14-day State of Emergency to contain the disease, …

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GOVERNMENT WELCOMES 34 MEMBER MEDICAL BRIGADE FROM CUBA TO ASSIST ST. KITTS AND NEVIS IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE

  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, 29th March, 2020 (SKNIS)–A 34-member delegation of health specialists from the Republic of Cuba arrived at the RLB International Airport in St. Kitts on Saturday March 28, 2020, to assist the Government in strengthening its health sector in the fight against COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus 2019).   The delegation, which comprises 30 …

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