Thursday 1 October, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Two new cases and one more recovery

Two CARICOM nationals are the latest COVID-19 positive cases in Barbados.

A 20-year-old Jamaican woman tested positive on arrival at the airport aboard Caribbean Airlines yesterday.

A 42-year-old Guyanese woman, who arrived on September 9 aboard Trans Guyana, also tested positive yesterday after a second test.

Meanwhile, one person leaves the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy, today after recovering from the viral illness.

There are now 11 people in isolation and 165 have recovered.  Barbados has recorded 183 cases, comprising 96 females and 87 males.            

The number of tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has now surpassed 20,000. As of yesterday, the laboratory completed 20,121 tests.

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