Thursday 4 June, 2020

COVID-19: Barbados records 66 cases, 11 patients recovered

Barbados has recorded three new cases and the national tally moves to 66.

Eleven persons have also recovered from COVID-19 in Barbados to date.

As of April 7, Barbados had 63 confirmed cases and eight recovered patients.

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The 66 COVID-positive patients comprise 32 males and 34 females, within the age range of seven to 95 years old.

The three new cases are a 25-year-old male, a 25-year-old female and a 36-year-old man, who all returned from overseas on March 20.

Thirty-nine persons were tested yesterday.

These tests brought the total number of laboratory tests done since February 11 to 694.

In a press release from the Ministry of Health and Wellness, it was stated that the number of persons in isolation for COVID-19 remains at 52 today, as three persons tested positive yesterday and moved into isolation while three others were released from isolation after recovering from COVID-19.

Over the past 48 hours, Barbados has not recorded any additional COVID-related deaths and the death toll remains at three.

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