There’s Now Only One Country in the Americas That Does Not Have Coronavirus

There is now just one country across the Americas that has no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus. Saint Kitts and Nevis is the only country in both North and South America that has not reported COVID-19.

Until March 24, two other countries in the Americas—Belize and Dominica—had no cases of the virus, according to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) daily situation report.

A spokesperson for the government of St Kitts and Nevis confirmed to Newsweek that to date, there were no confirmed cases of the virus in the country.

On March 18, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Timothy Harris tweeted confirming the country still had no confirmed cases and that the government was “working hard to keep it at bay as long as possible.”Read More

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