One New Case Of Covid-19


The most recent reports received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Mount St. John’s Medical Center and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have revealed one new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 case in Antigua and Barbuda as of Monday 17th August, 2020 at 6pm.


Subsequent to the publication of the dashboard on Monday 17th August 2020 with the cut off time of 6pm, nine samples were processed at the Mount St. John’s Medical Center’s (MSJMC) Laboratory which increased the pending results from thirty-six to forty-five.


Of the forty-five samples tested, forty-four were negative and one was positive.


Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is ninety-four with three active cases.


The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.

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    • They have always answered when asked. All that’s needed is reporters ask said question at the after cabinet press briefing. Would suggest they mail the question in before. If they do not wish to wait,simply call the CMO and get an answer from her. The PM usually provides info on covid source on his Saturday program

      • Guy stop being so negative. It is an imported case. The one from the 17th had 68 imported cases, this one states 69, hence there is your answer. A transparent government

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