COVID-19 Update For Monday, January 17

COVID-19 Update For Monday, January 17

There were 652 new COVID-19 cases - 296 males and 356 females – recorded on Monday, January 17, from the 2,503 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Of the new cases, 119 persons were under the age of 18, and 533 were 18 years and older. The...

COVID-19 Safety Paramount On Election Day

COVID-19 Safety Paramount On Election Day

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness reminds the public of the public health protocols which will guide the conduct on election day.  Any voter who has a temperature above normal will be allowed to vote under careful supervision using standard...

Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll At 271

Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll At 271

(Stock Image) Two women, aged 59 and 97, are the most recent persons to succumb to COVID-19. Both of them died on Monday, January 17, at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility. The 59-year-old was unvaccinated, while the 97-year-old was fully vaccinated. Their deaths...

EBC Bound By Law Regarding COVID Positive Voters

EBC Bound By Law Regarding COVID Positive Voters

https://youtu.be/U-C2abrpIfU Chairman of the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC), Leslie Haynes, has made it clear that the EBC will be “bound by the law” and, until the law is amended, COVID-19 positives in quarantine and home isolation cannot vote. Speaking...

Ministry Of Health: BIMSafe App Updated

Ministry Of Health: BIMSafe App Updated

(Ministry of Health and Wellness) The BIMSafe App has been updated.  Travellers to Barbados are encouraged to use the App to upload their COVID-19 vaccination certificate and COVID-19 PCR test results before travelling, using one of the following file formats:...

Election Workers Will Follow COVID-19 Protocols

Election Workers Will Follow COVID-19 Protocols

https://youtu.be/U-C2abrpIfU Election workers at the polling stations will be following the COVID-19 protocols given by the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit “to the letter”. Chairman of the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC), Leslie Haynes, gave this assurance today...

Protect Yourself While Attending Public Events

Protect Yourself While Attending Public Events

(Stock Photo) As activities for the January 19 General Election ramp up, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is urging members of the public to take precautions to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 over the next few days. Persons who are attending political...

Operating Times At Testing Sites For January 18-21

Operating Times At Testing Sites For January 18-21

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness has announced the opening hours for the four government COVID-19 testing sites for the remainder of this week. Tuesday, January 18: Queen’s Park, Bridgetown – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey,...

COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For January 17

COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For January 17

As at 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 17, 2022, there were 107 patients in isolation facilities (27 in primary, 26 in secondary and 54 in tertiary isolation). Of these, 59 patients (55 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 42 (39 per cent) were fully vaccinated. Of those fully...

COVID-19 Update For Sunday, January 16

COVID-19 Update For Sunday, January 16

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported 361 new cases of COVID-19 from 1,566 tests conducted on Sunday, January 16. The new cases comprise 163 males and 198 females. Of these, 55 persons are under the age of 18, and the remaining 306 are 18 years and...

Vaccination Schedule For January 17 – 23

Vaccination Schedule For January 17 – 23

(Stock Photo) A number of sites will administer COVID-19 vaccines this week from Monday, January 17 to Sunday, January 23. The locations and times are listed below. Monday, January 17 Building No.2, Harbour Industrial Park, St. Michael - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Eunice...

COVID-19 Update For Saturday, January 15

COVID-19 Update For Saturday, January 15

A total of 412 positive COVID-19 cases were identified by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory from the 1,988 tests carried out on Saturday, January 15.  Of those cases 227 are females and 185 are males. Of the 412 cases recorded, 70 persons were under...

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