BA Passengers Among Negative Tests Yesterday

BA Passengers Among Negative Tests Yesterday

Ninety-eight passengers who arrived in Barbados yesterday on a repatriation flight from Britain were among 167 people who tested negative for COVID-19. The flight brought just over 200 passengers into the island and about half of them went on to other Caribbean...

COVID-19 Update: Five Recoveries, Four Left In Isolation

COVID-19 Update: Five Recoveries, Four Left In Isolation

Five people will leave isolation today after recovering from COVID-19. Their departure leaves just four people at the Harrison Point, St. Lucy facility, since no one tested positive among the 81 tests carried out yesterday. The number of people who have recovered from...

District Grand Lodge Donates Masks To Health Ministry

District Grand Lodge Donates Masks To Health Ministry

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anton Best (third from left), receiving a donation of surgical masks from Elridge Dixon of the District Grand Lodge of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Also pictured are (from left): District Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies,...

COVID-19 Update: No New Positives In 28 Tests

COVID-19 Update: No New Positives In 28 Tests

There were no new positive cases of COVID-19 among the 28 people tested on Whit Monday. Additionally, none of the nine people remaining in isolation has recovered so no one will leave today. The number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded in Barbados remains at 92,...

Schools To Reopen In June; Protocols In Place

Schools To Reopen In June; Protocols In Place

Secondary schools will reopen from Monday, June 8, to allow students who have not completed their Caribbean Examinations Council School Based Assessments (SBA) and Internal Assessments for Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQs) to do so. The Ministry of Education,...

Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Schools

Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Schools

Recommended measures for the controlled reopening of schools to accommodate students and teachers who need to use the facilities to conduct educational activities and to prepare for examinations. You may also download this document by clicking here. Ministry of...

Health Protocols In Place For B.O.S.S. Meetings

Health Protocols In Place For B.O.S.S. Meetings

(Stock Photo) Public officers and employees of state-owned enterprises attending the six meetings to discuss the Barbados Optional Savings Scheme (BOSS), on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2 and 3, are advised that health protocols have been implemented to maintain...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

None of the 37 people tested for COVID-19 yesterday was positive for the virus. Confirmed cases therefore remain at 92 - 49 females and 43 males. No one will be released from isolation today so the number of recoveries remains at 76 and those in isolation at nine....

Quarantine & Isolation Protocols For Hurricane Season

Quarantine & Isolation Protocols For Hurricane Season

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. Preparations have been put in place and protocols established to manage persons in quarantine and isolation because of the COVID-19 virus,...

New Protocols For Hurricane Shelters This Year

New Protocols For Hurricane Shelters This Year

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. New protocols will be in place at hurricane shelters across Barbados to protect persons seeking refuge against the COVID-19 virus should the...

Prepare For Hurricane Season Despite COVID-19

Prepare For Hurricane Season Despite COVID-19

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/252088076010449/ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season press conference - May 30, 2020. COVID-19 or not, prepare for the hurricane season! That is the strong advice of Minister of Home Affairs, Edmund Hinkson, as he urged residents...

COVID -19 Framework For Restaurant & Food Services Industry

COVID -19 Framework For Restaurant & Food Services Industry

(Stock Photo) The guidance outlined in the Health Service Act CAP. 44 (Food Hygiene and Restaurant Regulations) is designed to reduce and prevent the incidence of foodborne illness. Regulatory requirements related to sanitation and personal hygiene in particular are...

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