As at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2022, there were 96 patients in isolation facilities (22 in primary, 34 in secondary and 40 in tertiary isolation).

Of these, 52 patients (54 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 39 (41 per cent) were fully vaccinated. Of those fully vaccinated, five patients were in primary isolation, 16 in secondary and 18 were in tertiary isolation.

Five persons, four in secondary and one in tertiary isolation, were partially vaccinated for COVID-19. Additionally, the unvaccinated comprised 17 persons in primary, 14 in secondary and 21 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.

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