Five females and five males were identified as COVID-19 positive by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. There were 1,288 tests conducted on Tuesday, July 20. The number of people in isolation stands at 165.

Barbados has recorded 4,302 cases of COVID-19 (2,089 females and 2,213 males) from the start of the pandemic back in March last year. Forty-eight people have succumbed to the virus.

To date, 204,589 tests have been carried out by the public health laboratory. The National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19 has seen 98,450 people receive first doses of the vaccines, while a total of 73,621 persons have been given second doses. Those who are fully vaccinated represent 27.2 per cent of the population.

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