Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll Now 446

Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll Now 446

(Stock Photo) COVID-19 has claimed the lives of two more elderly Barbadians. An 84-year-old male, who was fully vaccinated, and an 83-year-old unvaccinated female, passed away on Friday, May 27. There are now 446 deaths as a result of the virus. Minister of Health and...

COVID-19 Update For Friday May 27

COVID-19 Update For Friday May 27

A total of 168 people, 65 males and 103 females, tested positive for COVID-19 from the 796 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, May 27. The cases comprised 32 persons under the age of 18, and 136 who were 18 years and older. There...

COVID-19 Vaccines Available For Persons 12 Years & Over At DEM Fair

COVID-19 Vaccines Available For Persons 12 Years & Over At DEM Fair

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness will be offering COVID-19 vaccines to persons 12 years and over, tomorrow Saturday, May 28, at the Disaster Preparedness fair being held by the Department of Emergency Management (DEM) on Deacon's Hard Court,...

COVID-19 Update For Thursday, May 26

COVID-19 Update For Thursday, May 26

Barbados recorded 178 new cases of COVID-19, 77 males and 101 females from the 758 tests carried out on Thursday, May 26, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The cases consisted of 35 persons under the age of 18, and 143 who were 18 years and older. There...

Barbadians Advised To Take Charge Of Their Health

Barbadians Advised To Take Charge Of Their Health

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley receiving her third COVID-19 booster shot from Senior Health Sister at Winston Scott Polyclinic, Rosanette Cooke, at Ilaro Court yesterday. (B. Hinds/BGIS) Prime Minister Mia Amor received her third booster shot and is encouraging...

COVID-19 Update For Wednesday, May 25

COVID-19 Update For Wednesday, May 25

A total of 232 people, 117 males and 115 females, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, May 25, from among the 935 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Of the positive cases, 55 persons were under the age of 18, and 177 were 18 years...

Partnerships Key In Fight Against COVID-19

Partnerships Key In Fight Against COVID-19

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anton Best receives a donation of personal protective equipment from Deputy High Commissioner at the British High Commission, Craig Fulton, while Permanent Secretary (ag) Reeshemah Cheltenham Niles and Foreign Service Officer, Darren...

Changes To Travel Protocols For Entry To Barbados

Changes To Travel Protocols For Entry To Barbados

Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr.  Anton Best. (FP) The Ministry of Health and Wellness (MHW) has announced a number of changes to the Travel Protocols for entry into Barbados. Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr.  Anton Best, has advised that effective today,...

COVID-19 Update For Tuesday, May 24

COVID-19 Update For Tuesday, May 24

Barbados recorded 245 new COVID-19 cases, 116 males and 129 females, from the 929 tests conducted on Tuesday, May 24, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. The cases consisted of 62 persons under the age of 18, and 183 who were 18 years and older. There...

Businesses Encouraged To Be Energy Champions

Businesses Encouraged To Be Energy Champions

Talking renewable energy and energy efficiency matters: (From left) Programme Manager at the Ministry of Energy and Business Development’s Project Execution Unit, Keisha Reid; Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Division of Energy, Debra Dowridge; IDB Representative,...

COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For May 25

COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For May 25

Effective Wednesday, May 25, 2022, there were 63 patients in isolation facilities (three in primary, 54 in secondary, and six in tertiary isolation). Of these, 43 patients (68 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 18 (29 per cent) were fully vaccinated. The unvaccinated...

56-Year-Old’s Death Brings COVID-19 Toll To 444

56-Year-Old’s Death Brings COVID-19 Toll To 444

(Stock Image) The number of deaths from COVID-19 has now reached 444, following the passing of a 56-year-old man who died on Tuesday, May 17. He was unvaccinated. Minister of Health and Wellness, Ian Gooding-Edghill, has extended condolences to his family and...

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