Three new COVID-19 cases confirmed

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Three new cases of the COVID-19 virus have been confirmed by health officials in Antigua and Barbuda. Overnight, the Ministry of Health reported that Mount St. John Medical
Center (MSJMC) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) disclosed three new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Wednesday 7th
October 2020 at 6:00 pm. Subsequent to the publication of the dashboard on Wednesday 7, October, with the cut off time of 6:00 pm, twenty-six samples were processed at the Mount St. John’s Medical Center’s Laboratory which increased the pending results from ten
to thirty-six. All twenty-six samples processed by MSJMC yielded negative results and are reflected in the total samples taken and total tested columns of the dashboard.

Of the ten samples processed by CARPHA, three returned positive while seven were  negative. Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is one hundred and eleven (111) with eleven (11) active cases. The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.