The most recent reports received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Mount St. John’s Medical Center (MSJMC) and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have revealed one new laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case in Antigua and Barbuda as of Friday 18th September 2020 at 6pm.
Subsequent to the publication of the dashboard on Friday 18th September 2020 with the cut off time of 6pm, fourteen (14) samples were processed at the Mount St. John’s Medical Center’s Laboratory which increased the pending results from eighteen to thirty-two.
All fourteen (14) samples processed by MSJMC yielded negative results and are reflected in the total samples taken and total tested columns of the dashboard.
Of the eighteen (18) samples sent to CARPHA, one returned positive and seventeen (17) were negative. The single positive case has no reported travel history.
Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is ninety-six (96) with one active case. The dashboard has been updated to reflect these changes.