Saturday 5 December, 2020

New COVID-positive case is an asymptomatic visitor

Barbados' COVID-19 active cases have increased by one.

A 34-year-old visitor, who arrived on British Airways yesterday (August 27), was the only positive COVID-19 case among the 182 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The asymptomatic man was transferred to the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy, while one person was discharged from the facility after recovering from the viral illness.

The number of people in isolation remains at 18 now and recoveries have increased to 141. Barbados’ tally of COVID-19 cases is now 166.

The public health laboratory has completed 16,538 tests to date.

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