As at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 10, 2021, there were 301 patients in isolation facilities (39 in primary, 52 in secondary and 210 in tertiary isolation).
Of these, 190 patients (63 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 96 (32 per cent) were fully vaccinated. Of those fully vaccinated, 11 were in primary isolation, 12 were in secondary and 73 patients were in tertiary isolation.
Fifteen persons, one in primary, two in secondary and 12 in tertiary isolation, were partially vaccinated for COVID-19. Additionally, the unvaccinated comprised 27 persons in primary, 38 in secondary and 125 in tertiary isolation.
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.