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Over 800 people in COVID-19 isolation

September 19, 2021

Seventy-four people – 35 males and 39 females – are the latest COVID-19 cases. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 1,759 tests on Saturday, September 18.

The 74 new cases comprise 11 people under the age of 18, and 62 who are 18 years and older. The age of one person is unknown.

There are currently 837 individuals in isolation.
Since the start of the pandemic, Barbados has recorded 6,527 confirmed cases of the viral illness (3,261 males and 3,266 females), and 58 deaths.

The public health laboratory has carried out 295,464 tests.

To date, 125,925 people have received first doses under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, and 97,580 persons (36 % of the population) have received their second dose and are fully vaccinated.

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