Tuesday 29 September, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Over 100 ship crew tested for COVID-19

Ministry of Health COVID-19 update dashboard for June 16.

Ministry of Health COVID-19 update dashboard for June 16.

Of the 228 tests conducted yesterday, 160 tests were crew members from ships anchored off Barbados.

The batch of 160 tests was done at the request of cruise lines.

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All the tests were negative for COVID-19.

No one will be released from isolation today either, so seven people remain at the Harrison Point facility in St Lucy. To date, 97 people have been diagnosed with the viral illness locally, 83 have recovered, and seven have died.

The tally of tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory now stands at 6,960.

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