Saturday 5 December, 2020

Two male visitors arriving from USA test positive for COVID-19

Two visitors to the island have tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing second tests.

A 41-year-old man who arrived on American Airlines on November 7, and was re-tested on November 9; and a 62-year-old man who came to Barbados, also on American Airlines, on November 18, were diagnosed with the viral illness. Both men were asymptomatic. Additionally, no one will be discharged from isolation today.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 358 tests yesterday. There are now seven people in isolation, 241 others have recovered and confirmed cases to date now stand at 255, comprising 134 females and 121 males. 

The laboratory has completed 44,146 tests.

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