There were 742 persons recorded in isolation facilities as at 10:00 a.m. on Friday November 5, 2021.

Of these, 546 patients (74 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 133 (18 per cent) were fully vaccinated.  Of those fully vaccinated, four were in primary isolation and 129 patients were in tertiary isolation.

Thirty-eight persons were partially vaccinated; two were in primary isolation and the remaining 36 were in tertiary isolation.  There were also 25 persons in tertiary isolation whose status was unknown.

Primary isolation for COVID-19 patients in Barbados are units which accommodate those who are very ill and need close monitoring and treatment.  

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.

Ministry of Health and Wellness

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