COVID-19 Contact Information At A Glance

COVID-19 Contact Information At A Glance

(Stock Photo) EMAILS A. CURFEW PASSES AGRICULTURE Farmers who need to operate during the curfew period, from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., must apply for the Emergency Pass by visiting www.gov.bb, downloading and completing the form and...

COVID-19 Update: 31 New Cases, 39 Recovered

COVID-19 Update: 31 New Cases, 39 Recovered

Barbados recorded 31 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, March 4, and 39 persons have recovered from the viral illness. The new positives were identified from among the 588 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. There were 490 active...

Be Fair & Reasonable In COVID-19 Work Environment

Be Fair & Reasonable In COVID-19 Work Environment

https://youtu.be/giZQEbr5fcQ?t=321 COVID-19 update and press conference - March. 3, 2021. (PMO) The Ministry of Labour and its Labour Department when interacting with employers remain very forceful in emphasising and making clear that fairness and reasonableness must...

Statement On Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Statement On Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness is informing all Barbadians and permanent residents who received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine that the second dose or booster will be due in 10 to 12 weeks (from the date of first injection). This...

COVID-19 Update: 23 New Cases, 45 Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: 23 New Cases, 45 Recoveries

Twenty-three new cases of COVID-19 were identified on Wednesday, March 3, out of the 720 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. There were 45 recoveries, bringing the number of active cases to 498. The 23 new positive cases comprised seven...

Labour Ministry Handling COVID-19 Challenges Head On

Labour Ministry Handling COVID-19 Challenges Head On

https://youtu.be/giZQEbr5fcQ?t=321 COVID-19 update and press conference - March. 3, 2021. (PMO) Challenges thrown up by COVID-19 have been met frontally by the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations and through adherence to the whole of government...

NIS Financially Stable Despite Impact Of Pandemic

NIS Financially Stable Despite Impact Of Pandemic

https://youtu.be/giZQEbr5fcQ?t=321 COVID-19 update and press conference - March. 3, 2021. (PMO) Overall, the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is in good financial standing and able to meet claims, despite one of its funds being “totally exhausted”. Acting Director of...

COVID-19: The Labour Department’s Greatest Test

COVID-19: The Labour Department’s Greatest Test

https://youtu.be/giZQEbr5fcQ?t=321 COVID-19 update and press conference - March. 3, 2021. (PMO) The COVID-19 pandemic has been the greatest test in the 81-year history of the Labour Department, but the Acting Chief Labour Officer, Claudette Hope-Greenidge, said the...

NIS Chairman Provides Unemployment Claims Update

NIS Chairman Provides Unemployment Claims Update

https://youtu.be/giZQEbr5fcQ?t=321 COVID-19 update and press conference - March. 3, 2021. (PMO) To date, the National Insurance Office has received over 50,000 unemployment claims since March 2020. This disclosure came from Chairman of the National Insurance Board,...

COVID-19 Update: 23 New Cases, 54 Recovered, 1 Death

COVID-19 Update: 23 New Cases, 54 Recovered, 1 Death

There were 23 new positive cases of COVID-19 recorded on Tuesday, March 2, while 54 people recovered and were released from isolation. The positive cases were identified from among the 742 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The number of...

Interactive Support Sessions For Public Officers

Interactive Support Sessions For Public Officers

(Stock Photo) Public officers who have been impacted by COVID-19 are receiving timely psychosocial support, to help them deal with any challenges. The Ministry of the Public Service (MPS), through Network Services Centre, is hosting interactive online support...

No Restricted Working Hours For Medical Practitioners

No Restricted Working Hours For Medical Practitioners

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness has advised all medical and dental practitioners and veterinarians that on guidance from the Attorney General, they are exempted from the restriction on working hours as outlined in the Emergency Management (COVID-19)...

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