As at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 14, 2022, there were 77 patients in isolation facilities (14 in primary, 53 in secondary and 10 in tertiary isolation).
Of these, 22 patients (29 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 44 (57 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated comprised three persons in primary and 19 in secondary isolation. Of those fully vaccinated, 11 patients were in primary isolation and 33 in secondary.
One person, in secondary isolation, was partially vaccinated for COVID-19. The vaccination status of the ten patients in tertiary isolation was unknown.
Primary and secondary isolation for COVID-19 patients in Barbados are units which accommodate those who are very ill and need close monitoring and treatment with primary isolation housing the most severely ill. Tertiary isolation houses patients who are only mildly ill or not showing illness.
It is important to note that the number of persons in isolation is fluid and changes throughout the day as persons are admitted and discharged.