The most recent reports received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Mount St. John’s Medical Centre (MSJMC) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have revealed ten (10) new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Tuesday 23rd February 2021 at 6pm.
Subsequent to the publication of the dashboard for Tuesday 23rd February 2021 with the cut off time of 6pm, an additional seventy-eight (78) samples were processed at MSJMC increasing the pending results from two hundred and twenty-six (226) to three hundred and four (304) in total.
Of the seventy-eight (78) samples processed by MSJMC, sixty-eight (68) were negative and ten (10) positive. The ten positive (10) cases are non-imported.
Of the two hundred and twenty-six (226) samples sent to CARPHA, one hundred and ninety-four (194) are still pending. The other thirty-two (32) samples were negative.
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is six hundred and forty-six (646); which is inclusive of three hundred and ninety-nine (399) active cases.
Meanwhile, in addition to the one hundred and ninety-four (194) still pending at CARPHA, there is an additional one hundred and six (106) samples pending at MSJMC making it a total of three hundred (300) pending samples.
The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.