Temperature Guns Do Not Cause Health Issues

Temperature Guns Do Not Cause Health Issues

(Stock Photo) Barbadians have been advised to ignore a message circulating on social media warning them about the danger of having temperature guns pointed at the forehead. The social media spokesman, who claims to be quoting an Australian nurse, suggested that it was...

Visitors Need To Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols

Visitors Need To Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols

Visitors arriving at the Grantley Adams International Airport. (FP) Travellers to Barbados are reminded that they must adhere to all COVID-19 protocols, as set out in the Emergency Management COVID-19 Protocol (No.2) Directive, 2020. Visitors attending private...

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, No Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, No Recoveries

A 52-year-old male, who came into to the island on a chartered flight yesterday, tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of recorded cases in Barbados to 143 – 75 females and 68 males.   No one will be released from the isolation facility today, so...

COVID-19 Update: Four New Cases, Four Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: Four New Cases, Four Recoveries

Four people have gone into isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 yesterday, and four will leave the facility today after recovering. This development takes the number of confirmed cases to 142, while the numbers in isolation remain at 23. The four new cases...

COVID-19 Update: 8 People Discharged From Isolation

COVID-19 Update: 8 People Discharged From Isolation

Eight people will be discharged from the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St. Lucy, today after two consecutive negative tests for COVID-19. Among them are four of the Ghanaian nurses who arrived in the island on July 30 to assist in bolstering the nursing...

Investigation Into Tourist Breaking Quarantine

Investigation Into Tourist Breaking Quarantine

(Stock Photo) A visitor to the island is now being investigated by Police after a complaint that she left a COVID-19 quarantine facility without permission earlier today. It is alleged that the visitor, who arrived on a flight from the United Kingdom, was tested at...

COVID-19 Update: Retesting Results In Three New Cases

COVID-19 Update: Retesting Results In Three New Cases

Government’s policy decision to retest arriving passengers for COVID-19 at the seven-day mark continues to pay dividends. Three more Ghanaian nurses tested positive for COVID-19 after being retested yesterday. They are among 95 nurses who arrived from the West African...

Barbados Implements Travel Bubble

Barbados Implements Travel Bubble

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) The Government of Barbados has implemented a travel ‘Bubble’ for specific countries with a low incidence of COVID-19, effective August 5, 2020. They are St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis and Grenada. Under...

COVID -19 Tests Can Be Done On Arrival In Barbados

COVID -19 Tests Can Be Done On Arrival In Barbados

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/600457037320520/ Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley's press conference - August 5, 2020. (PMO) Travellers to Barbados who are unable to receive a COVID-19 test in their country may do so on arrival in Barbados, where the test...

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