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COVID-19 Update: 10-year-old boy tests positive

COVID-19 Update 20 07 2020

COVID-19 Update 20 07 2020

Barbados has recorded a new case of COVID-19.

This time the patient is a 10-year-old Barbadian boy.

The latest COVID-positive patient was among 125 passengers who arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport on an Air Canada flight yesterday (July 19).

Officials have stated that he was the only positive case among the 69 persons on the aircraft who were tested. All other passengers on the Air Canada flight had validated negative COVID-19 PCR tests.

This carries the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados up to 106.

With ninety-one people having recovered, eight currently in isolation, and seven who have died.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory carried out 107 tests yesterday(July 19), bringing the total number performed since the beginning of the pandemic to 9,602.

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