(Dashboard Update for August 15, 2021)
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 nineteen (19) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Friday 13th August 2021 at 6pm.
Five (5) of these cases were recorded on August 12th and fourteen (14) on August 13th.
The Epidemiology Unit is still in the process of ascertaining whether the cases are imported or non-imported. Once the investigation is completed, the information will be given in a subsequent publication.
One hundred and nineteen (119) samples were processed at Sir Lester Bird MSJMC.
Six (6) recovered cases were recorded increasing the total to one thousand two hundred and sixty-six (1266).
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is one thousand three hundred and ninety-seven (1397); which is inclusive of eighty-eight (88) active cases.
There are four (4) mild hospitalized cases.
Meanwhile, Antigua and Barbuda has fully vaccinated thirty two thousand and twenty-six (32,026) individuals while seven thousand and thirteen (7,013) have only received their first dose.
The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.
*Please note this dashboard is inclusive of statistics for August 12th and August 13th.