Four of the 15 cases of COVID19 diagnosed in St. Kitts and Nevis have recovered according to health officials in St. Kitts and Nevis.
The announcement came from the Public Relations Officer of the Health Emergency Operations Centre Dr. Marissa Carty at the National Emergency Operations Centre daily briefings.
“There are now four confirmed cases who have recovered with zero deaths.”
Dr. Carty also reveal 292 people have been tested with 15 confirmed positive, 247 confirmed negative and 30 results pending
She said one person is quarantined at a government facility while 85 quarantined at home and 661 released from quarantine.
Last week Chief Medical Officer Dr. Laws explained the process of recovery noting that the virus can remain in the body for as long as 14 days after an infected person becomes symptom free.
“The clinical course of COVID-19 is as long as 28 days, as long as a month. Based on the literature, somebody is deemed recovered after they would have had two successive tests coming back as negative.”
She said they were in the process of testing the confirmed cases in order to determine if they are fully recovered
More than 3 million cases have been recorded worldwide while 866,000 have recovered and more than 207,000 have died.