Barbados has recorded its 47th COVID-19 related death. The deceased is a 67- year-old Barbadian woman with co-morbidities, who passed away on Monday, May 17.
Meanwhile, four new cases (one male and three females) were recorded on Monday, out of the 419 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.
Three persons were released from isolation having recovered from the viral illness. There are now 87 persons in isolation.
Since the first cases were identified last March, the island has recorded 3,972 confirmed cases, comprising 1,920 females and 2,052 males. There have also been 3,935 recoveries. The public health laboratory has conducted 163,512 tests, to date.
A total of 76,000 vaccinations have been administered so far under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, inclusive of 45,288 persons who have received both doses.