Country’s COVID-19 total edges closer to 9,000 with 25 new infections

The country’s COVID-19 case total has edged closer to 9,000 with the confirmation of 25 new cases.

The Ministry of Health’s most recent dashboard reports that the new cases are as of August 27, and are the result of 844 samples processed at the hospital.

Twelve of these cases were recorded on August 23; seven on August 24; four on August 25; and two on August 26.

Health officials say there are three mild hospitalized cases, and there

were 43 recoveries recorded over that period.

Therefore, the total number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Antigua and Barbuda is 8,974 – inclusive of 35 active cases.