Sunday 25 October, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Two new cases, three recoveries

Two men, who both arrived in Barbados last week, are the latest COVID-19-positive cases. 

They are a 64-year-old Barbadian who came in on Jet Blue yesterday, and a 53-year-old visitor who arrived from the United Kingdom on British Airways on October 7. He tested positive after a second test yesterday. 

Meanwhile, three people will leave isolation today after recovering from the viral illness. 

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory completed 423 tests yesterday, bringing the total number of tests conducted since February to 27,773. There are now 15 people in isolation and recoveries have increased to 186. 

Barbados has so far recorded 208 cases of COVID-19.

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