Saturday 28 November, 2020

COVID-19 Update: 5 visitors from intl, regional flights test positive

Five visitors to the island tested positive for COVID-19 after a second round of testing. 

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The new cases include a 43-year-old man who arrived from Jamaica on Caribbean Airlines on November 1; two women, ages 41 and 48, who arrived via British Airways on November 5; a 29-year-old woman who arrived on British Airways on November 3; and a 25-year-old man who came in on American Airlines on November 8. 

Yesterday (November 10), Barbados recorded one new case, a visitor from Germany arriving on Euro Wings.

Additionally, two persons were discharged from isolation today after recovering from the viral illness.

To date, Barbados recorded 249 cases. Of these 233 people have recovered, and nine remain in isolation.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 329 tests yesterday, bringing the total for the year to 40,575

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