As at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2022, there were 113 patients in isolation facilities (seven in primary, 48 in secondary, and 58 in tertiary isolation).
Of these, 29 patients (26 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 25 (22 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated comprised two persons in primary and 27 in secondary isolation. Of those fully vaccinated, four patients were in primary isolation and 21 in secondary.
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.