Antigua and Barbuda has recorded a total of ninety-two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, January 24, 2022, as per the data shared by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in its COVID-19 update report. Forty-five (45) recovered cases were recorded on Monday.
With the arrival of these additional cases, the active toll of the COVID-19 cases has risen to 811, of which a total of 16 individuals are admitted in the hospital facilities, (two (2) severe and fourteen (14) mild), whereas 795 individuals have isolated themselves at their respective homes.
The data in the report of the health ministry further notes that, since the pandemic emerged in Antigua and Barbuda to January 24, 2022, there are a total of 5,090 individuals who have got recovered from the contagious viral disease and have been discharged from the hospital facilities.
A total of 122 persons in the Caribbean island country have lost their lives to the deadliest virus as of January 24, 2022. Meanwhile, since the COVID-19 break out in Antigua and Barbuda, around 6,023 confirmed infections of the COVID-19 mutant have been recorded, according to the report of the health ministry.
In terms of the vaccination stats, there are a total of 3,007 individuals only who are half vaccinated, by taking their first jabs of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine as of January 24, 2022. On the other hand, there are 60,022 persons who are fully immunized in Antigua and Barbuda by receiving their required doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.
Two hundred and sixty-eight (268) samples were taken and then processed, out of which these 92 individuals tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
The health ministry further urged the population to wear masks, especially at public places or gatherings, cover their face correctly, wash and sanitize their hands frequently, and maintain a required physical distance while asking the unvaccinated population to get their vaccine doses as soon as possible.