Thursday 24 September, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Jamaican tests positive on arrival

One passenger from Jamaica has tested positive for COVID-19 today.

The 26-year-old Jamaican female arrived from Jamaica aboard Caribbean Airlines yesterday (September 5).

She was the only positive case of COVID-19 among the 259 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory yesterday.

Her case brings the number in isolation at Harrison Point in St Lucy, to 18, and the total number of cases recorded in Barbados to 179, comprising 93 females and 86 males. The number of recovered persons remains at 154.

The laboratory has completed 18,464 tests.

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