As at 11:00 a.m. on November 12, 2021, there were 852 patients in isolation facilities; (47 in primary, 82 in secondary and 723 in tertiary isolation).
Of these, 623 patients (73 per cent) were unvaccinated and 188 (22 per cent) were fully vaccinated. Of those fully vaccinated, four were in primary isolation, 15 were in secondary and 169 patients were in tertiary isolation.
Forty-one persons, two in primary, six in secondary and 33 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.