COVID-19 Update: One New Case

COVID-19 Update: One New Case

A 14-year-old female visitor is the latest person to test positive for COVID-19, out of the 311 tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The visitor, who is asymptomatic, arrived in Barbados on October 19 on British Airways, and is a contact of...

Strict COVID-19 Protocols For By-Election

Strict COVID-19 Protocols For By-Election

Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor. (FP) Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place at all polling stations on Wednesday, November 11, for the by-election in the Constituency of St. George North. Supervisor of Elections, Angela Taylor, has indicated that the...

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, One Recovery Over Two Days

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, One Recovery Over Two Days

Please click the arrow on the toolbar to view the dashboard for October 28, 2020. A 21-year-old Jamaican woman, who arrived in Barbados on Caribbean Airlines on October 25, tested positive for COVID-19 after a second test. Her positive test was among 515 conducted by...

COVID-19 Update: Seven Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Seven Recoveries

Seven people were discharged from isolation after testing negative for COVID-19 in tests performed by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Sunday, October 25. There were no new positive cases among the 328 test results. As a result, the numbers in isolation...

COVID-19 Update: Three New Cases

COVID-19 Update: Three New Cases

Three visitors to the island were confirmed with COVID-19 in test results returned by the Best Public Health Laboratory for Saturday. A female, who arrived on British Airways on October 22, tested positive for the viral illness after her second test on Friday. Two...

COVID-19 Update: Three New Cases, Two Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Three New Cases, Two Recoveries

Two female visitors and a Barbadian man are the latest people to test positive for COVID-19 in Barbados. They were all diagnosed after being tested a second time. They are an 18-year-old female, who arrived on British Airways on October 22; a 25-year-old female, who...

COVID-19 Update: One New Case

COVID-19 Update: One New Case

A 32-year-old male visitor, who arrived on British Airways on October 9, has tested positive for COVID-19 after a second test. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 366 tests on Thursday. One person will be discharged from the isolation facility...

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases

Two visitors to the island tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday after their mandatory second tests.   They were the only positive cases among the 392 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. They are a 24-year-old female, who arrived on...

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, Two Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Two New Cases, Two Recoveries

Two people tested positive for COVID-19 in Barbados among the tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Tuesday. They are a 64-year-old male visitor, who arrived on Air Canada on October 8, but whose travel originated in Nigeria; and a...

COVID-19 Update: One Recovery

COVID-19 Update: One Recovery

There were no positive cases of COVID-19 among the 521 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Monday. One person was discharged from isolation on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, there were 222 confirmed cases in Barbados and 205 people have...

Statement On COVID-19 Quarantine Breaches

Statement On COVID-19 Quarantine Breaches

Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kenneth George. (FP) Statement by the acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, regarding quarantine breaches. It has been drawn to the attention of the Ministry of Health and Wellness that a number of persons who...

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