(Dashboard Update for August 20, 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 twenty-six (26) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Tuesday 17th August 2021 at 6pm.
Twenty-two (22) cases are non-imported, three (3) imported and one (1) unknown.
One hundred and forty-two (142) samples that were processed at Sir Lester Bird MSJMC.
Meanwhile of the (24) cases reported on the previous dashboard, eleven (11) were non-imported, two (2) imported and eleven (11) unknown.
Eight (8) recovered cases were recorded increasing the total to one thousand two hundred and eighty-five (1285).
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is one thousand four hundred and forty-seven (1447); which is inclusive of one hundred and nineteen (119) active cases.
There are thirteen (13) hospitalized cases; nine (9) mild, two (2) moderate and two (2) severe.
Meanwhile, Antigua and Barbuda has fully vaccinated thirty two thousand three hundred and seventy (32,370) individuals while six thousand eight hundred and sixty (6,860) have only received their first dose.
The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.