As at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 11, 2022, there were 47 patients in isolation facilities (nine in primary, 26 in secondary, and 12 in tertiary isolation).

Of these, 20 patients (43 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 18 (38 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated comprised four persons in primary, 11 in secondary, and five in tertiary isolation. Of those fully vaccinated, two patients were in primary isolation, 10 in secondary, and six in tertiary.

Three persons, two in primary and one in secondary isolation, were partially vaccinated for COVID-19. There were six patients, one in primary, four in secondary, and one 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.

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