Health

4 COVID-19 deaths announced today

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Statement on behalf of Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC): Dr. Albert Duncan, SLBMC Medical Director said: “We can confirm that sadly, two patients, who...

100 new cases of COVID-19

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(Dashboard Update for October 3, 2021)   The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird...

LISTEN: PM set to extend vaccine mandate to private sector

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Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he is willing to extend vaccine mandates to the private sector as soon as in a few weeks. He says...

Woman, 85, dies after COVID infection

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Statement on behalf of Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC)   Dr. Albert Duncan, SLBMC Medical Director said:   We can confirm that sadly, a patient, who tested...

Hospital will now report whether COVID fatalities were vaccinated or unvaccinated

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Cabinet Notes: The Chief Medical Officer surmised that virtually all Covid-19 deaths reported by the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center are likely to be people...

3 more COVID-19 related deaths, all unvaccinated

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Statement on behalf of Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC) Dr. Albert Duncan, SLBMC Medical Director said:   We can confirm that sadly, three patients, have died...

Close to 100 children affected by COVID-19 in Antigua & Barbuda

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 Close to 100 children affected by COVID-19 in Antigua & Barbuda Health officials told the Cabinet that many children in Antigua & Barbuda had contracted...

28 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Antigua & Barbuda

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(Dashboard Update for September 29, 2021)   The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird...

Refrigerated container now available to store bodies

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The country now has access to a refrigerated container for the storage of bodies, if required. However, it remained unused up to Tuesday afternoon as...

‘Vaccine discrimination’ must stop before it becomes a norm- CARICOM Chair tells UN

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NEWSROOM: Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Gaston Browne has called out countries for placing additional restrictions on vaccinated Caribbean travellers by not recognising...

CDC director says US hospitals are ‘filled with unvaccinated people’ and warns that some...

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BUSINESS INSIDER: Health-care systems in some parts of the US are in “dire straits” as unvaccinated people fill up hospitals, Rochelle Walensky, the director...

21 new cases of COVID-19 in Antigua & Barbuda

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(Dashboard Update for September 25, 2021)     The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Sir Lester Bird...

PM announces the addition of a new vaccine to be donated by John Paul...

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Prime minister Gaston Browne told Parliament on Thursday that a 6th vaccine is coming to Antigua and Barbuda within weeks. He did not give the...