Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Man flies in on private jet from Turkey tests positive for COVID-19

A male passenger who flew into Barbados on a private jet has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 52-year-old male who arrived on a chartered flight yesterday (August 9) is Barbados' newest case.

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The total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados now satnds at 143. To date, 75 females and 68 males tested COVID-positive since March 16.

No one will be released from the isolation facility today, so the number of persons there is now 24 - 15 males and nine females.

Infectious Disease Consultant, Dr Corey Forde, who is in charge of the Harrison Point, St. Lucy isolation facility in an update today at the Ministry of Health revealed that there were four patients in primary isolation and in tertiary isolation there are 12 males and eight females.

The total number of persons who have recovered from the illness is 112, and there have been seven deaths.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 127 tests yesterday bringing the total number of tests performed to 13,143

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