74 new cases of COVID-19, 63 deaths reflected on dashboard



(Dashboard Update for September 23, 2021)



The most recent reports 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 seventy-four (74) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Monday 20th September 2021 at 6pm.



Ninety-eight (98) samples were processed at Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre and one hundred and eighteen (118) were processed by CARPHA for September 20th. No samples were processed for September 19th.



Seventy-nine (79) recovered cases were recorded increasing the total to one thousand seven hundred and thirty-seven (1737).



Three (3) Covid-19 related deaths were recorded; two (2) on September 19th and one (1) on September 20th increasing the total to sixty-three (63).



Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is two thousand eight hundred and fifteen (2815); which is inclusive of one thousand and fifteen (1015) active cases.


There are fifty-six (56) hospitalized cases; thirty-eight (38) mild, three (3) moderate and fifteen (15) severe.



Meanwhile, Antigua and Barbuda has fully vaccinated thirty eight thousand five hundred and eighty-two (38,582) individuals while nine thousand three hundred and seventy-eight (9,378) have only received their first dose.



The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.


*Please note this dashboard includes data for September 19th and 20th

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  1. The population of Antigua and Barbuda in 2020 was 97,929.What the overall numbers are showing 47,960 fully and partially Vaccinated. What percentage of the total population are eligible to be Vaccinated?

    • The US is about 70% vaccinated and the COVID numbers and deaths keep going up, up, up.

      Israel is even more vaccinated and the cases are increasing as well.

      These vaccines are not going to stop the pandemic in Antigua because they havent been able to stop the pandemic anywhere else.

      There has been somewhere that figured out how to win against COVID. It’s the Uttar Pradesh state in India which has applied a test and (early) treat strategy that is working amazingly.

      • Only 63% of Isreal population is fully vaccinated. USA is still far away from herd immunity. When 75% of the population is fully vaccinated it will take a while before the numbers of infected person begins to drop, that is because vaccines take weeks to work. Your body need to develop antibodies against the virus and that does not happens overnight.

  2. That’s the same thing is happening right now more vaccination more deaths, More lock down more poverty, nearly 2 years into a lock down and nothing has changed. How long will we tolerate this ? 400 years ago haven’t thought us anything , we are being sold out , oppress by our leaders who cares only for themselves. Continue to fear death which is Inevitable or continue to live In slavery which is preventable.

    • @ Wake Up, slavery was abolished in Antigua in 1834, 187 years ago, and Antigua didn’t achieve true economic freedom from the planter class and King Sugar until the late 1960’s and we gained independence in 1981,. Technically we are only 40 years removed from slavery, and we still swear allegiance to The Crown.

      Freedom is a construct of the mortal mind to make sense of an insane world.

    • Somehow I think there is something at play here to keep the Johnson and Johnson off the market so the MRNA vaccines can have the monopoly. Think about it. Most people would go for a one jab vaccine.

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