COVID-19 pandemic in Antigua and Barbuda

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COVID-19 pandemic in Antigua and Barbuda
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationAntigua and Barbuda
First outbreakWuhan, China
Arrival date10 March 2020
(4 months, 2 weeks and 4 days)
Confirmed cases24 (as of 13 May) [1][2]
Recovered11 (as of 13 May) [3]
Deaths
3 (as of 13 May) [4]

The COVID-19 pandemic in Antigua and Barbuda is part of the ongoing global viral pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which was confirmed to have reached Antigua and Barbuda in March 2020.

On 13 March 2020, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced Antigua and Barbuda's first confirmed COVID-19 case.[5]

Browne said the patient started presenting symptoms on March 11.[6]

No cases have been reported in Barbuda.

References[change | change source]

  1. "ONE NEW CORONAVIRUS CASE RECORDED". ABS Television/Radio. May 2, 2020.
  2. "Two Additional Healthcare Workers Test Positive for Covid-19/". Antiguan Times. April 10, 2020.
  3. "ONE NEW CORONAVIRUS CASE RECORDED". ABS Television/Radio. May 2, 2020.
  4. "ONE NEW CORONAVIRUS CASE RECORDED". ABS Television/Radio. May 2, 2020.
  5. "Antigua and Barbuda records first case of coronavirus". loopslu. 13 March 2020.[permanent dead link]
  6. "Antigua and Barbuda records first case of the novel coronavirus". loopnewsbarbados.com.