The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird Mount St. John Medical Centre has revealed forty (40) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Wednesday 25th August 2021 at 6pm.
The Epidemiology Unit is still in the process of ascertaining whether the cases are imported or non-imported. Once the information is verified, it will be published in a subsequent publication.
One hundred and fifty-five (155) samples were processed at Sir Lester Bird MSJMC.
Five (5) recovered cases were recorded increasing the total to one thousand three hundred and thirty-eight (1338).
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is one thousand six hundred and thirty-eight (1638); which is inclusive of two hundred and fifty-seven (257) active cases. There are twenty (20) hospitalized cases; sixteen (16) mild, one (1) moderate and three (3) severe.
Meanwhile, Antigua and Barbuda has fully vaccinated thirty three thousand and one hundred and seventy-seven (33,177) individuals while six thousand eight hundred and fifty-one (6,851) have only received their first dose.
The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.