Antigua logs 3 new cases of COVID-19. Active cases up to 29

The most recent report received by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment from the Mount St. John’s Medical Center (MSJMC) has revealed three new laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda as of Saturday 23rd January 2021.

Subsequent to the publication of the dashboard for Friday 22nd January 2021 with the cut off time of 6pm, two hundred and twenty-four additional samples were processed by MSJMC increasing the pending results from one hundred and fifteen to three hundred and thirty-nine.

Of the three hundred and thirty-nine samples processed by MSJMC, three hundred and thirty-five samples were negative and four positive. Of the four positive, two were non-imported and one imported. The other sample was a repeat test.

Meanwhile, one new recovery has been recorded bringing that total to one hundred and sixty-three.

Consequently, the total number of persons with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is one hundred and ninety-eight (198); which is inclusive of twenty-nine (29) active cases.

Meanwhile, one hundred and five samples are pending.

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