Monday 19 October, 2020

Revenue Authority tests staff after possible COVID-19 exposure

Fifteen Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) staff members from the Holetown office have tested negative for COVID-19.

In a release issued today by the Government Information Service from the BRA, it was relayed that:

"Under guidance from the Ministry of Health, the Barbados Revenue Authority's office in Holetown closed early on Wednesday to facilitate contact tracing and testing. This closure was necessary due to possible contact with a positive COVID-19 case." 

All of the test results returned were negative for the virus and the office remains closed today (October 1).

The Holetown office is being sanitised as part of the Authority's incident response procedures and is set to reopen tomorrow, Friday, October 2, 2020.

The Authority expressed its gratitude to the staff and members of the public for their cooperation in this matter, as well as the Ministry for its continued vigilance in the midst of this pandemic. 

The public is reminded to follow the health protocols when conducting business at the Authority.

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