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COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For January 19

COVID-19 Vaccine Status Report For January 19

As at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 19, 2022, there were 128 patients in isolation facilities (30 in primary, 43 in secondary, and 55 in tertiary isolation). Of these, 77 patients (60 per cent) were unvaccinated, and 45 (35 per cent) were fully vaccinated. Of those...

COVID-19 Update For Tuesday, January 18

COVID-19 Update For Tuesday, January 18

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory identified 677 new COVID-19 cases - 300 males and 377 females - from the 2,565 tests carried out on Tuesday, January 18. The new cases consisted of 121 people under the age of 18, and 556 who were 18 years and older. There...

COVID-19 Update For Monday, January 17

COVID-19 Update For Monday, January 17

There were 652 new COVID-19 cases - 296 males and 356 females – recorded on Monday, January 17, from the 2,503 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory. Of the new cases, 119 persons were under the age of 18, and 533 were 18 years and older. The...

COVID-19 Safety Paramount On Election Day

COVID-19 Safety Paramount On Election Day

(Stock Photo) The Ministry of Health and Wellness reminds the public of the public health protocols which will guide the conduct on election day.  Any voter who has a temperature above normal will be allowed to vote under careful supervision using standard...

Job Opportunities In U.S. Hospitality Industry

Job Opportunities In U.S. Hospitality Industry

(Stock Photo) Persons interested in obtaining work in the hospitality sector in the United States of America (USA) can now do so through the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). The department is requesting persons to submit résumés for...

Job Opportunities For Farm Workers In UK

Job Opportunities For Farm Workers In UK

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) is inviting interested persons to submit résumés for consideration for Farm Labour Work in the United Kingdom (UK). Persons must be 18 years or older, have a valid Barbados passport and the...

Section Of Hastings Beach To Close For Caribbee Demolition

Section Of Hastings Beach To Close For Caribbee Demolition

(Stock Photo) The National Conservation Commission (NCC) has advised that the section of beach and walkway next to Blakey’s Bar & Grill, Hastings, Christ Church, will be closed to the public from Monday, January 24 to Wednesday, January 26. This is to accommodate...

Plan To Assess Coastal Climate Risks & Options

Plan To Assess Coastal Climate Risks & Options

Director of the Coastal Zone Management Unit, Dr. Leo Brewster. (FP) The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy (MMABE) has partnered with the Stimson Centre and Commonwealth Blue Charter, to conduct a rapid assessment of Barbados’ coastal climate risks and...

Vending To Take On An International Flair

Vending To Take On An International Flair

Students of the Barbados Community College and the Samuel Jackman Prescod Institute of Technology posing with their prizes in the vending kiosks design competition, today. (C. Pitt/BGIS) Vending in Barbados is expected to take on an international flair when a number...

Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll At 271

Two COVID-19 Deaths; Toll At 271

(Stock Image) Two women, aged 59 and 97, are the most recent persons to succumb to COVID-19. Both of them died on Monday, January 17, at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility. The 59-year-old was unvaccinated, while the 97-year-old was fully vaccinated. Their deaths...

Electoral Department To Be Info Centre On Polling Day

Electoral Department To Be Info Centre On Polling Day

The Electoral Department, located at Warrens Tower II, Warrens, St. Michael, will be an Information Centre on Polling Day on Wednesday, January 19th. (FP) The Electoral Department, Warrens Towers II, Warrens, St. Michael, will function as an Information Centre, from...

Prohibited Devices At Polling Stations

Prohibited Devices At Polling Stations

(Stock Image) Voters are reminded that the use of all communication devices, such as smart phones, smart watches and smart pens, is prohibited in the polling station on polling day, on Wednesday, January 19. Communication devices and all other personal effects must be...

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