COVID-19 Update: Mother and second son test positive
Ministry of Health and Wellness COVID-19 Update (FILE)
Three members of one family are now in Isolation together after testing positive for COVID-19.
A 38-year-old mother and her 14-year-old older son tested positive yesterday (July 23), while the younger son, who is 10 years old, had tested positive on arrival last Sunday (July 19). The 10-year-old was tested at the facility at the Grantley Adams International Airport.
They were all passengers off the Air Canada flight into Barbados last Sunday (July 19).
The mother and older son tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing a second test yesterday (July 23). They were in quarantine since testing negative a week ago and were among passengers retested yesterday. Others will be retested today.
The mom and her sons are all in isolation at Harrison Point, St Lucy.
The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory returned 106 test results yesterday (July 23). All the others were negative.
Barbados now has on record 108 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and of these, 94 have recovered and seven have died. Seven people are in isolation.
The public health laboratory has completed 10,140 tests.