The island recorded 84 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Additionally, nine people were released from isolation.
The new cases were among 974 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, and represent results for locals and visitors. They comprise 75 men and 9 women. Of the 84 new positives, 67 are from Her Majesty’s Prisons, Dodds.
There are now 553 persons in isolation. To date, Barbados has recorded 968 confirmed cases – 377 females and 591 males, and 408 persons have recovered. The public health laboratory has completed 84,879 tests since March 2020.