The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) revealed one hundred and thirty- one(131) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Friday 9th September 2021 at 6pm.
One hundred and sixty-four (164) samples were processed at Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre and two hundred and thirty-two (232) at CARPHA.
Forty-six (46) recovered cases were recorded increasing the total to one thousand five hundred and fourteen (1514).
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is two thousand two hundred and ninety-seven (2297); which is inclusive of seven hundred and thirty-five (735) active cases. There are forty-two (42) hospitalized cases; twenty-one (21) mild, eleven (11) moderate and ten (10) severe.
Meanwhile, Antigua and Barbuda has fully vaccinated thirty five thousand seven hundred and nine (35,709) individuals while seven thousand nine hundred and seventy-two (7,972) have only received their first dose.