Destination Updates

St. Kitts & Nevis continues to observe one of the lowest rates of Covid-19 in the Caribbean. As we diligently observe the protocols that help us mitigate the spread of Covid-19, this page will provide specific updates as to the status of cases within the Federation.

June 18, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #20

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported twenty-five (25) additional cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 18, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 304 with 289 cases for St. Kitts and 15 cases for Nevis.The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 304 with 289 cases for St. Kitts and 15 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 304 cases of COVID-19, with seventy (70) cases fully recovered. Currently 233 active cases are being monitored, five (5) of which are currently hospitalized, and one (1) reported death.

 

 


 

 

 

June 17, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #19

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported twenty-eight (28) additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility. The Federation has also reported its first death from COVID-19.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 279 with 264 cases for St. Kitts and 15 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 279 cases of COVID-19, with seventy (70) cases fully recovered. Currently 208 active cases are being monitored, five (5) of which are currently hospitalized and one (1) reported death.

 

 


 

 

 

June 16, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #18

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported seven (7) additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 251 with 236 cases for St. Kitts and 15 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 251 cases of COVID-19, with sixty-five (65) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 186 active cases are being monitored, six (6) of which have been hospitalized with one (1) reportedly moderately ill.

 

 


 

 

 

June 15, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #17

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported thirty-five (35) additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 244 with 229 cases for St. Kitts and 15 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 244 cases of COVID-19, with sixty-four (64) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 180 active cases are being monitored, six (6) of which have been hospitalized.

 

 


 

 

 

June 15, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #16

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported twenty-two (22) additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday, June 14. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 209 cases of COVID-19, with sixty-four (64) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 145 active cases are being monitored, four (4) of which have been hospitalized and one (1) who is reportedly moderately Ill.

 

 


 

 

 

June 12, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #15

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported thirty-two (32) additional cases of COVID-19 on Friday, June 11. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 187 cases of COVID-19, with sixty-four (64) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 123 active cases are being monitored, four (4) of which have been hospitalized and one (1) who is reportedly moderately Ill.

 

 


 

 

 

June 11, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #14

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported eleven (11) additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 9, and twenty-five (25) additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, June 10. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 155 cases of COVID-19, with sixty-one (61) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 94 active cases are being monitored, 4 of which have been hospitalized and 1 who is reportedly ill.

 

 


 

 

 

 

June 8, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #13

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported twenty-five (25) additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday evening June 8, 2021. The new cases are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 119 with 105 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 119 cases of COVID-19, with fifty-three (53) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 66 active cases are being monitored, 4 of which have been hospitalized, but are all stable.

On Tuesday, June 8, the Cabinet made the decision to extend the curfew which will be in effect from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. The curfew will remain in place until further notice.

 

 


 

 

 

June 7, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #12

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported eleven (11) additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday evening June 7, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 94 with 80 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 94 cases of COVID-19, with fifty-three (53) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 41 active cases are being monitored, 4 of which have been hospitalized.

The Cabinet has decided to extend the curfew which will go in effect starting Tuesday, June 8th from 8p.m. till 5a.m. The curfew will remain effective until further notice.

 

 


 

 

 

June 4, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #11

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported five (5) additional cases of COVID-19 on Friday evening, June 4, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 83 with 69 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 51 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. The new cases are stable and being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 83 cases of COVID-19, with fifty-one (51) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 32 active cases are being monitored.

 

 


 

 

 

June 3, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #10

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported three (3) additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon, June 3, 2021. The new cases are nationals who are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 78 with 64 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 51 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. The new cases are stable and being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 78 cases of COVID-19, with fifty-one (51) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 27 active cases are being monitored.

 

 


 

 

 

June 3, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #9

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported one (1) additional case of COVID-19 on Thursday morning, June 3, 2021. The new case is a national who is currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new case is a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest case brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 75 with 61 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 48 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. The new case is stable and being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 75 cases of COVID-19, with forty-eight (48) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 27 active cases are being monitored.

 

 


 

 

 

June 2, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #8

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported one (1) additional case of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon, June 2, 2021. The new case is a national who is currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new case is a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The latest case brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 74 with 60 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 48 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. The new case is stable and being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 74 cases of COVID-19, with forty-eight (48) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 26 active cases are being monitored.

 

 


 

 

June 1, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #7

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported four (4) additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Two of the individuals involved are nationals who are linked to cases stemming from the original index case. Two of the cases have no recent travel history, nor have they had contact with another confirmed case. The four (4) individuals are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing that began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

The additional cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 73 with 59 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 48 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. The new cases are all stable and are being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 73 cases of COVID-19, with forty-eight (48) cases fully recovered with zero deaths. Currently 28 active cases are being monitored.

 

 


 

 

May 30, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #6

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported one (1) additional case of COVID-19 on Sunday, May 30, 2021. The individual involved is a national who is linked to cases stemming from the original index case. The individual is currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new case is a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

This additional case brings the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 69 with 55 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 48 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. These new patients are all stable and are being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 69 cases of COVID-19, with forty-eight (48) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 


 

 

May 28, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #5

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported four (4) additional cases of COVID-19 on Friday evening, May 28, 2021. The individuals involved were nationals who were linked to cases stemming from the original index case. The individuals are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

These additional cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 68 with 54 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 45 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. These new patients are all stable and are being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 68 cases of COVID-19, with forty-five (45) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 


 

 

May 28, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #4

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported one (1) additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday evening, May 25, 2021 with an additional three (3) cases of COVID -19 identified on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. The individuals involved were nationals who were linked to cases stemming from the original index case. The individuals are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the ongoing and robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

These additional cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 64 with 50 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 45 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. These new patients are all stable and are being monitored.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 64 cases of COVID-19, with forty-five (45) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 


 

 

May 26, 2021

St. Kitts & Nevis Open Only to Fully Vaccinated Travelers Effective May 29

The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris announced last evening that based on the cluster of 16 new cases of COVID-19, the first of which was reported on May 19, 2019, involving a national with no travel history, the Government would immediately enact a series of initiatives in an effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Currently, the Federation has a total number of 64 confirmed COVID -19 cases with 45 cases fully recovered and zero deaths. The 19 new patents are stable and are being monitored. While the extensive contact tracing proceeds, new travel requirements for International Travelers were announced:

  1. Effective May 29, 2021, only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry into St. Kitts & Nevis. Exemptions for Citizens and Residents.
  2. With the summer family travel season beginning considerations have been made for families traveling with children. The following will apply to non-vaccinated children under 18:

    • Non-vaccinated children under 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents are welcome.
    • If the family is staying 9 days or less, the current Vacation in Place guidelines apply.
    • If the family is staying 10 days or more, the parents and the child will have to Vacation in Place until day 14 when the child will be tested.
    • Vaccinated parents traveling with a non-vaccinated child will not be allowed to integrate into the Federation until after the child is tested on day 14 and the test results come back negative.
  3. A curfew was imposed from 11p.m. to 5a.m. daily, starting May 25 for 14-days.

Below are the travel requirements for fully vaccinated travelers. The previously announced travel requirements for non-vaccinated travelers are null and void.

a) A traveler is considered fully vaccinated when two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose of a two dose vaccine series (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca/Oxford) or two weeks after they have received a single dose vaccine (Johnson + Johnson). The traveler’s official COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card will be accepted as proof.

b) Traveler must complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website www.knatravelform.kn. Once the Travel Authorization Form is completed, the traveler must submit a copy of their official Vaccination Card (back and front scan). The vaccination card must be sent for verification via email or WhatsApp. The date of arrival and the KN number generated on their completed KNA travel form must be included.

  1. Vaccination Record cards may be submitted via one of two methods:

    • WhatsApp Phone Numbers - 869-762-0238 or 869-765-4880
    • Email - officeofcmo@gov.kn, Subject line: Vaccination Card
  2. Upon review, the Chef Medical Officer will email the acceptance status of the traveler’s vaccination card.

c) Upon submission of a completed KNA travel form and approval of their vaccination card, the traveler must upload their official COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEC 17025 standard taken 72 hours prior to travel. There are no exceptions to the 72-hour timeframe.

d) Upon receipt of the copy of the COVID -19 RT-PCR test negative result and their official vaccination card, the traveler’s information will be reviewed, and they will receive the approval letter to enter the Federation (letter as pictured below).

e) For their trip, the traveler should bring a copy of the negative COVID- 19 RT-PCR test and their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card as proof of completion of their vaccination. Please note, acceptable COVID-19 PCR tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. Self-samples, rapid tests, or home tests will be considered invalid.

f) Travelers will undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire. Upon arrival, if a fully vaccinated traveler is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 during the health screening, they can be required to undergo a RT- PCR test at the airport at their own cost (150 USD).

g) Fully vaccinated air travelers will be asked to “Vacation in Place” at a Travel Approved hotel for nine (9) days.

h) All fully vaccinated air travelers are free to move throughout the Travel Approved hotel, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities only.

i) Fully vaccinated air travelers staying beyond 9 days are required to be tested on day 9 (USD 150 visitors’ cost) of their stay and once their test is negative, they may integrate into the Federation participating in tours, attractions, restaurants, beach bars, retail shopping, etc.

j) Effective May 1, 2021 fully vaccinated air travelers are not required to submit an exit RT-PCR test. If a pre-departure test is still required for the country of destination, the RT-PCR test will be taken 72 hours prior to departure. Example: If a person is staying 7 days, their pre-departure test will be on day 4; if a person is staying 14 days, their pre-departure test will be taken on day 11.

k) Travel Approved hotels for international travelers are:

  • Four Seasons
  • Golden Rock Inn
  • Mariott Vacation Beach Club
  • Montpelier Plantation & Beach
  • Paradise Beach
  • Park Hyatt
  • Royal St. Kitts Hotel

International travelers who would like to stay at private rental home or condo must stay at a property that has been pre-approved as a quarantine housing at their own cost, including security. Please submit request to info@stkittstourism.kn.

 

 

 

 


 

  

May 25, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #3

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported six (6) additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday evening, May 24, 2021. The individuals are all from the same household and are currently in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The new cases are a result of the robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case, #46.

These additional cases bring the total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases to 60 with 46 cases for St. Kitts and 14 cases for Nevis. Please note that 45 cases have fully recovered with zero deaths. There are now fifteen (15) active cases. These patients are stable and are being monitored.

As the extensive contact tracing exercise proceeds, and in an effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education have taken the proactive decision to close all schools in the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis. All public and private schools in St. Kitts & Nevis, at the Early Childhood, primary, and secondary levels are physically closed for the next two weeks effective Tuesday May 25, 2021.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had 60 cases of COVID-19, with forty-five (45) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 


 

  

May 24, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #2

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported two additional cases of COVID-19 on Monday morning, May 24, 2021. This brought the total of number of confirmed cases to 54.

The two individuals involved included an inbound passenger who arrived in the Federation on May 9, 2021 and a National, both of whom had close contacts to the original index case #46. The individuals are in isolation at a COVID-19 certified facility.

The two new cases are a result of the robust contact tracing which began on Wednesday, May 19, conducted by the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team to identify and assess Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through the original index case.

These new cases brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in the Federation to 54, with 40 cases in St. Kitts and 14 in Nevis. The nine (9) active cases are all stable and are being monitored in isolation at a certified Covid-19 facility.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had only 54 cases of COVID-19, with forty-five (45) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 

 


 

 

May 23, 2021

DESTINATION COVID-19 UPDATE #1

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis reported a new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. This brought the total of number of confirmed cases to 46. The individual involved in the new case is a national without a travel history who is currently in stable condition in isolation.

As a result of the new case, the Chief Medical Officer/Ministry of Health team launched robust contact tracing which involved identifying, assessing, and identifying Nationals/Residents who may have been exposed to COVID-19 through this individual.

As a result of the contact tracing, three additional new cases were announced on Friday, May 21, 2021. This brought the total number of cases to 49. Over the weekend one case was announced on Saturday and an additional two cases were announced Sunday morning.

These additional cases brought the total number of Covid-19 cases in the Federation to 52, with 38 cases in St. Kitts and 14 in Nevis. The seven (7) active cases are all stable and are being monitored in isolation a certified Covid-19 facility.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St. Kitts and Nevis has had only 52 cases of COVID-19, with forty-five (45) cases fully recovered with zero deaths.

 

 


 

 

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