Barbados has recorded its 41st COVID-19 related death.
The deceased is a 70-year-old Barbadian man, who passed away on Thursday, March 25, at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility, where he had been a patient since February 24. He also suffered from chronic non-communicable diseases.
Meanwhile, 10 new cases, five females and five males, were identified out of the 645 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Thursday. There are now 157 persons in isolation on the island. Fifteen persons were discharged from isolation, after recovering from the viral illness.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 3,603 confirmed cases – 1,727 females and1,876 males, and recoveries now stand at 3, 419. The public health laboratory has so far processed 138,967 tests.
Forty-five persons were vaccinated on Thursday under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. To date, 62,802 vaccinations have been administered – 26,074 males and 36,728 females.