All Barbadians Have Role To Play In COVID-19 Fight

All Barbadians Have Role To Play In COVID-19 Fight

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. (FP) Fellow Barbadians, history shows that this country we call home has never faltered nor wavered in the face of adversity. Yes, we have been blessed to have some of the brightest leaders the Caribbean and I daresay the world has...

Stay At Home Until You Receive COVID-19 Results

Stay At Home Until You Receive COVID-19 Results

Manager of Quarantine Facilities for COVID-19, Alvin Hart is appealing to Barbadians to quarantine at home until they receive their COVID-19 test results. (S. Pilé/BGIS) Persons who have been tested for COVID-19 must quarantine at home until they receive their...

COVID-19 Update: 55 New Cases, 29 Recoveries, 1 Death

COVID-19 Update: 55 New Cases, 29 Recoveries, 1 Death

The island recorded 55 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, February, 23.  They were diagnosed from among 677 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Twenty-nine people recovered from the virus, bringing the number of active cases...

BETA Donates Items To Harrison Point Facility

BETA Donates Items To Harrison Point Facility

Staff of the Harrison Point Isolation facility including Manager, Dr. Corey Forde, pose with some of the items donated by the Barbados Entrepreneurship &Tourism Association. (BETA/GP) The Harrison Point Isolation Facility in St. Lucy recently received a generous...

COVID-19 Update: 61 New Cases, 28 Discharged

COVID-19 Update: 61 New Cases, 28 Discharged

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported 61 new positive COVID-19 cases on Monday, February 22, from the 843 tests that were conducted. There were 28 recoveries from the viral illness, bringing the number of active cases to 758....

CARICOM Discussion On COVID-19’s Regional Impact

CARICOM Discussion On COVID-19’s Regional Impact

(Stock Photo) When Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley and her regional counterparts meet during their CARICOM summit this week, COVID-19 and its impact on the region will be one of the key items on the agenda, along with the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines. The...

Vaccine Registration For Persons With Disabilities

Vaccine Registration For Persons With Disabilities

(Stock Photo) The National Disabilities Unit (NDU) has requested that persons with disabilities who are desirous of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, register with the Unit. Individuals who have not already registered for the vaccine should submit their name, address,...

Barbadians Again Encouraged To Follow Protocols

Barbadians Again Encouraged To Follow Protocols

Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn. (FP) Barbadians are being urged to “fiercely” follow the protocols and do not let their guard down, even in informal settings. Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, said the health protocols were useful...

COVID-19 Update: 19 New Cases, 65 Recovered

COVID-19 Update: 19 New Cases, 65 Recovered

Nineteen persons were identified as COVID-19 positive on Sunday, February 21, while 65 recovered from the viral illness. The new positives were among the 310 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The 19 new cases comprised nine women and ten...

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

Healthcare Professionals from the Harrison's Point Medical Isolation Facility. From left: Nurse Natalie Forde, Dr. Todd Lavine, Dr. Corey Forde, Dr. Andre Lovell and Dr. Jaleisa Lawrence. (COVID Communications Unit Barbados)

COVID-19 Update: 57 New Cases, 56 Discharged

COVID-19 Update: 57 New Cases, 56 Discharged

Barbados recorded 57 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, February 20, out of the 756 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. There were 56 recoveries and the number of active cases is now 771. The 57 new positive cases comprised 29 women and 28...

Long Lines Not A Reflection Of Postal Service Inefficiency

Long Lines Not A Reflection Of Postal Service Inefficiency

(FP) Home Affairs Minister Wilfred Abrahams has deemed it unfortunate that there were pictures circulating with the long lines outside the post offices, and he stressed that they did not represent inefficiency on the part of the postal service. Minister Abrahams was...

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