As at 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 25, 2022, there were 90 patients in isolation facilities (29 in primary, 52 in secondary, and nine in tertiary isolation).
Of these, 38 patients (42 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 37 (41 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated comprised 11 persons in primary, and 27 in secondary isolation. Of those fully vaccinated, 13 patients were in primary isolation, 22 in secondary and two in tertiary.
Four persons, one in primary and three in secondary isolation, were partially vaccinated for COVID-19. There were 11 patients, four in primary and seven in tertiary isolation, whose vaccination status 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.