Four Caribbean Countries In Low-Risk ‘Bubble’

Four Caribbean Countries In Low-Risk ‘Bubble’

Acting Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kirk Humphrey, speaking during a ceremony to welcome interCaribbean Airlines to Barbados yesterday. (GP) While speaking at the landing of the interCaribbean inaugural flight to Barbados today, it was mentioned...

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, Two Recoveries

COVID-19 Update: One New Case, Two Recoveries

A 69-year-old Barbadian woman is the latest COVID-19 patient in Barbados, bringing the local tally to 133. The woman, who arrived on British Airways on August 4, is now in isolation at Harrison Point, St. Lucy. Meanwhile, two people have recovered and will leave the...

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

COVID-19 Update: No New Cases Today

For the second day in a row, Barbados has recorded no new cases of COVID-19. Out of 153 tests conducted on Sunday and 129 yesterday, no one tested positive for the viral illness. Meanwhile, 27 people are in isolation at the Harrison Point, St. Lucy facility. The...

UWI COVID-19 Task Force Create Ethics Handbook

UWI COVID-19 Task Force Create Ethics Handbook

The University of the West Indies. The UWI COVID-19 TASK Force has published a handbook outlining ethical principles to guide the responses of Caribbean governments and policymakers in managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The handbook was authored by two members of the...

Bars & Party Buses Censored For Breaching Protocols

Bars & Party Buses Censored For Breaching Protocols

(Stock Photo) Officers of the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit closed four bars on the south coast and pulled two party buses off the road on Sunday night for breaching the protocols related to the wearing of masks in public spaces. Director of the Unit, Ronald Chapman, said...

Travel Protocols For Barbados – Updated August 3, 2020

Travel Protocols For Barbados – Updated August 3, 2020

Health & Safety Protocols for the Tourism Sector You may also download the Travel Protocols for Barbados by clicking here or the Health and Safety Protocols for the Tourism Sector by clicking here. These protocols come into effect Wednesday, August 5, 2020....

Statement By Minister Of Health, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic

Statement By Minister Of Health, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/216326129727666/ Press statement from Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic. (PMO) Good evening, Barbadians, visitors and well-wishers. I speak to you on this occasion from my home, as you would...

12 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Barbados

12 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Barbados

Barbados today confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19. Acting Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Kenneth George, revealed at a Press conference that nine of the newly diagnosed patients were part of the Ghanaian contingent of 95 public health nurses, which arrived last...

Statement By Acting Chief Medical Officer

Statement By Acting Chief Medical Officer

https://www.facebook.com/gisbarbados/videos/295174728383957/ Press conference with acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George - Aug 1 2020. Good afternoon, I stand here reassured in our decision to use only the gold standard PCR COVID-19 test, as well as in our...

Minister Responds To Inaccurate Online Article

Minister Responds To Inaccurate Online Article

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Hon. Jeffrey Bostic. (FP) Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic’s response to an article published online, which inaccurately stated that travellers from medium-risk countries were being considered for...

Chinese Donate Another Batch Of Medical Supplies

Chinese Donate Another Batch Of Medical Supplies

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic "bumps elbows" with China's Ambassador to Barbados, Yan Xiusheng, to thank the Chinese Government for its latest donation of medical supplies. (C.Pitt/BGIS) Barbados received its seventh batch of medical...

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