Four people will go into isolation today after being diagnosed with COVID-19, and one person will be discharged from the facility at Harrison Point, St. Lucy.
A 32-year-old Barbadian female tested positive on arrival on a British Airways flight yesterday. The other three were all re-tests – a 75-year-old Barbadian man, who arrived on Jet Blue on August 8; a 25-year-old Barbadian man, who arrived on Air Canada on August 9, but whose travel originated in the United States; and a Ghanaian nurse, who arrived on July 30, and is positive after a third test.
There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Barbados, and 119 people have recovered. Twenty-two people are in isolation.
The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory completed 380 tests yesterday, bringing the total number of tests performed since February to 14,037.