Dr. Albert Duncan, MSJMC Medical Director says there are six COVID-19 patients at the hospital who are severely ill.
Speaking on state media Friday evening, Duncan said some 40 people are currently hospitalized in Antigua with the disease.
“Just to give you an idea what we’re facing at the hospital, we currently have 40 people hospitalized of which seven people with mild disease are in the IDC.
“We have six people in the ICU that are severely ill on ventilator. We have one patient in our step-down ICU or alternate ICU, which is at a different location, who is also severely ill.
“On our COVID ward, where the disease is moderate, we have 26 patients housed there.
“We have also moved 12 patients to the navy base, who are really asymptomatic now, just awaiting negative PCR tests before they can be discharged.”
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