The most recent official testing conducted and received by The Ministry of Health Wellness and The Environment from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), revealed (8) EIGHT POSITIVE results.
TWO (2), however, of the positive cases are NEW LABATORY confirmed cases of COVID-19. The other SIX (6) are from previously confirmed cases. FORTY THREE (43) samples were sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA). TWENTY ONE (21) of these were repeat samples from previously confirmed cases. SIX (6) of the TWENTY ONE (21) repeated cases remain positive and FIFTEEN (15) are negative. The TWO (2) new laboratory confirmed cases are MALES, who both remain in ISOLATION.
This brings the TOTAL NUMBER of persons with laboratory confirmation of the COVID-19 disease in Antigua and Barbuda to SEVENTY (70).
Please be reminded, repeat testing is still being conducted on persons repatriated from the Dominican Republic.
As we continue to update the general public with developments, please practice the safety measures and protocols already in place, as we continue to remain safe and vigilant.