Friday 30 October, 2020

COVID-19 update: Active cases increase by three

Three visitors, two British and a Colombian, are the latest COVID-19-positive cases in Barbados.

The British, a five-year-old male and a 38-year-old male, are known contacts of an earlier case confirmed on August 18. They tested positive yesterday and were transferred to the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy.

The 31-year-old male Colombian visitor tested positive on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Monday.

There are now 164 confirmed cases and 25 people in isolation. No one was discharged from isolation today, so the number of recoveries remains at 132.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 179 tests yesterday, bringing the total number to 15,990. 

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