As at 11:00 am on Monday, October 25, 2021, there were 645 patients in isolation facilities.
Of these, 128 patients (20 per cent) were fully vaccinated, and 467 (72 per cent) were unvaccinated. Three of the fully vaccinated patients were in primary isolation, three were in secondary isolation and the other 122, in tertiary isolation.
Fifty patients, one in primary, three in secondary and 46 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.