As at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2022, there were 190 patients in isolation facilities (31 in primary, 100 in secondary and 59 in tertiary isolation).

Of these, 80 patients (42 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 106 (56 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated comprised 18 persons in primary, 38 in secondary and 24 in tertiary isolation. Of those fully vaccinated, 12 patients were in primary isolation, 61 in secondary and 33 were in tertiary isolation.

Four persons, one in primary, one in secondary, and two in tertiary isolation, were partially vaccinated for COVID-19.

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.

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