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COVID-19 Update: Teen tests positive, found through contact tracing

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A 14-year-old female visitor has tested positive for COVID-19.

Her result was the only positive out of the 311 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on October 28.

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The teen, who is asymptomatic, arrived in Barbados on October 19 on British Airways, and is a contact of a previously confirmed case, diagnosed on October 23.

No recoveries were recorded today. The confirmed cases are now 236 – 125 females and 111 males; those in isolation number 10; and those recovered remain at 218.

To date, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has completed 34,998 tests

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