COVID-19 Update: 4 New Cases, 12 Discharged

COVID-19 Update: 4 New Cases, 12 Discharged

The 403 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Tuesday, April 20, identified four new COVID-19 positive cases - all women. There were also 12 recoveries and 83 persons remain in isolation. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has...

QEH Working To Ensure Staff & Patient Safety

QEH Working To Ensure Staff & Patient Safety

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital. (FP) In our continuing efforts to keep the public informed on matters related to COVID-19 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, we wish to advise  the general public that on Friday, April 16, a member of the Hospital’s security team tested...

COVID-19 Update: 9 New Cases, 11 Discharged

COVID-19 Update: 9 New Cases, 11 Discharged

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified nine new COVID-19 positive cases - four females and five males - on Monday, April 19, from the 494 tests conducted. Meanwhile, 11 people recovered and were discharged. There are now 87 persons in isolation. Since...

New Pilot Appointment System For Vaccinations

New Pilot Appointment System For Vaccinations

(FP) Note: The website will be accessible from Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The Ministry of Health and Wellness will be piloting its new appointment portal, this week, for persons aged 50 and over who wish to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The pilot...

COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 16 Discharged

COVID-19 Update: 3 New Cases, 16 Discharged

Barbados recorded three new positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, April 18. The two males and one female were identified from among the 288 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Additionally, 16 people were discharged, while 86 persons...

No Vaccinations At Alexandra School This Week

No Vaccinations At Alexandra School This Week

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ Immunisation Unit has advised that no vaccinations will take place this week at the Alexandra School in Queen’s Street, Speightstown, St. Peter. The Unit thanks members of the public for their understanding and...

St. Philip Polyclinic Closed Monday & Tuesday

St. Philip Polyclinic Closed Monday & Tuesday

(Stock Photo) The St. Philip Polyclinic, located in Six Cross Roads, will be closed from Monday, April 19, to Tuesday, April 20, to facilitate the administration of second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine. However, while the polyclinic will be closed to regular...

COVID-19 Update: 8 New Cases, 9 Recovered

COVID-19 Update: 8 New Cases, 9 Recovered

Eight new COVID-19 positive cases were identified on Saturday, April 17, from the 365 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The new cases comprise two females and six males. Nine persons also recovered and were discharged.  There are...

New Date For Start Of Vaccine Second Doses

New Date For Start Of Vaccine Second Doses

(Stock Photo) The administration of the second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will now start from tomorrow, Monday, April 19. Co-coordinator of the Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, Major David Clarke, said persons would be contacted by the Ministry of Health and...

WhatsApp Messages About Vaccinations Fake

WhatsApp Messages About Vaccinations Fake

Co-coordinator of the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, Major David Clarke. (FP) Co-coordinator of the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, Major David Clarke, has urged persons to stop circulating fake messages on social media about vaccinations. He...

BTMI To Host Sensitisation Workshops

BTMI To Host Sensitisation Workshops

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Wellness, will be facilitating two Entry and Safety Protocols Sensitisation Workshops on Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23. The workshops will be held at...

COVID-19 Update: 8 New Cases, 8 Recovered

COVID-19 Update: 8 New Cases, 8 Recovered

There were eight new COVID-19 positive cases recorded on Friday, April 16, while eight people recovered from the viral illness. The new positives, four males and four females, were identified from the 410 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health...

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