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COVID-19 statistics for Antigua and Barbuda

Total Cases

25

0.00%

New Cases

0

Total Deaths

3

12.00%

Total Recovered

19

76.00%

Active Cases

0

0.00%

Critical Cases

3

12.00%

Last update: 80 seconds ago

Coronavirus statistics for Antigua and Barbuda

Country Total New Deaths Deaths today Recovered Active Critical Per Mil Pop
Antigua and Barbuda 25 0 3 0 19 0 3 1

COVID-19 Latest News for Antigua and Barbuda:

7 hours ago
Government urges caution as people get complacent to Covid
Antigua Observer Newspaper

Government has expressed concern regarding the complacent attitude of some members of the public towards social distancing guidelines recently. With just one sole Covid-19 patient remaining, the Health Ministry has declared the country virtually Covid-free – and this has prompted some persons to adopt...


1 day ago
INTERNATIONAL: Coronavirus-battered India is now battling a plague of locusts
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(cbsnews) – India is scrambling drones, sending teams to spray insecticide and issuing alerts as swarms of locusts descend on its western states. The drones are helping track the voracious insects as they destroy crops, increasing fears over food security and economic malaise in a country already...


1 day ago
Financial boost for food voucher programme
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Theresa Goodwin [email protected] It is anticipated that many more residents, to include the elderly and others who are currently unemployed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will benefit from the government’s food voucher programme established in March. The programme, which is administered...


1 day ago
Mental health video series to help people through pandemic
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Carlena Knight With days to go before Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, two groups have collaborated to provide a virtual therapy series for the public. Transformation Through Therapy (TTT) and Initiate Spark will be streaming ‘Mask Off’, a Covid conversation series which focusses...


1 day ago
Luxury rental properties ‘ready for Covid inspection’
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] The boss of luxury rental properties, Tamarind Hills, says the west coast villas will be ready to meet Covid-19 inspections. Hotels and resorts across Antigua and Barbuda have been busy implementing safety measures to minimise the risk...


2 days ago
REGIONAL: UK gives PAHO US$3.8m to fight Covid in Caribbean
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(Trinidad Express) – The United Kingdom has agreed to contribute 3 million pounds (US$3.8m) to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to help eight countries of the Caribbean — Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines...


2 days ago
Association to solicit Covid-19 relief for taxi drivers
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Carlena Knight Some measure of relief could be in the cards for local taxi drivers who are trying to ease the squeeze which the impact of Covid-19 has placed on the now dormant tourism industry. This is according to the Secretary of the National Taxi Association, Gregory Athill, who said that plans...


2 days ago
Caricom agency donates sanitation supplies to local prison
Antigua Observer Newspaper

The Caricom Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS), with support from the British High Commission in Port of Spain, recently donated much-needed basic sanitation supplies to Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP), which would assist in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Superintendent of...


2 days ago
CXC students say they just want to get exams over
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Latrishka Thomas In light of the Covid-19 crisis, the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has changed the structure of the exams, and this appears to be a welcomed move among students in Antigua and Barbuda. In March, CXC announced that it would be pushing back the May/June exams and will...


3 days ago
We were never invited, says PTA head
Antigua Observer Newspaper

The head of the National Parent Teachers Association, Alister Thomas, said that the association was never invited to provide input in the decision by the Ministry of Education to reopen the nation’s secondary schools. Thomas stated that the association is concerned about the wellbeing of students...

3 days ago
Regional: US warns Trinidad and Tobago
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(Trinidad Express) – The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has been advised by the United States that allowing any of five Iranian tankers into this country’s ports to access services could result in sanctions. The Express learned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was officially informed of the...


3 days ago
Dominica: Bus drivers from Portsmouth and surroundings protest
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(DNO) – Bus drivers in Portsmouth and surrounding communities gathered in Portsmouth this morning to express their dissatisfaction with the $15,000 loan facility at the AID Bank which the government has provided as part of its COVID-19 economic relief measures. Reports indicate that the bus drivers...


3 days ago
OECS urges region to pay heed to virus-related social issues
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Orville Williams The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is urging its members to adjust several socio-economic measures following the impact of Covid-19. Head of the OECS’ Social Development Unit, Dr Grace Cornwall, says much emphasis has been placed on the economic impact, while there...


3 days ago
Rapid coronavirus tests for tourists soon to arrive
Antigua Observer Newspaper

Thousands of Covid-19 test kits have been sourced and are set to arrive in Antigua and Barbuda as early as next week. This is to facilitate the mandatory testing of tourists when the country’s borders reopen in June. Prime Minister Gaston Browne said all safety protocols, including pre-screening of...


3 days ago
Bars, gyms prepare to reopen on June 1
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Latrishka Thomas As Covid-19 restrictions continue to be relaxed in Antigua and Barbuda, businesses are finding ways to open up again – albeit with novel social distancing and safety measures in an effort to throttle the spread of the coronavirus. Last week the government announced that, as...


3 days ago
US tourist dies after swimming accident
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Shermain Bique-Charles [email protected] What was expected to be an adventure for a United States couple stranded in Antigua by Covid-19 turned tragic when a 52-year-old woman died after an accident at sea. Ellen Tischbin, of New Jersey, was reportedly hit by a motorised dinghy...


4 days ago
Coronavirus update: COVID-19 patients not infectious after 11 days of getting sick, finds study
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(Business Insider) – Coronavirus patients are not infectious after eleven days of getting sick, according to a study. However, there are chances that some patients may still test COVID-19 positive, Bloomberg reported citing the study by infectious disease experts in Singapore. The study was based...


5 days ago
Covid-19: Barbados will soon be able to do 1000 additional tests daily
Antigua Observer Newspaper

(Barbados Today) – Government’s capabilities to test for the COVID-19 virus which has so far killed seven people here are on the verge of getting a major boost. The recently-established COVID-19 Relief and Recovery (Barbados) Inc charity has bought a cutting-edge piece of equipment that will...


5 days ago
Barbuda to resume limited ferry services on Wednesday
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Theresa Goodwin and Latrishka Thomas The Barbuda Council has announced a partial lifting of Covid-19 restrictions allowing limited interisland ferry travel as of May 27. Ferries will only be allowed to operate two days per week, Wednesdays and Fridays, transporting a maximum 25 passengers per trip...


5 days ago
Teachers say they are ‘flying blindly’ towards CXC exams
Antigua Observer Newspaper

By Theresa Goodwin [email protected] While they supported education officials in reopening schools to facilitate CXC exams in July, teachers say they have serious questions regarding the 2020 exams’ validity. Tasheba Frederick, Acting President of the Antigua and Barbuda Union of...

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