As of 12:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 there were 607 people in isolation. Of these, 439 patients (72%) were unvaccinated, and 102 (17%) fully vaccinated.
Of those fully vaccinated patients, two were in primary isolation, two were in secondary isolation, and the other 98 were in tertiary isolation. There were 13 partially vaccinated people, who were all in tertiary isolation.
The number of unvaccinated individuals in primary isolation was 21, 15 were in secondary isolation; and 403 in tertiary isolation.
The overall figure for people whose vaccination status was unknown is 53, or 9%. Of these, 14 were in secondary isolation and 39 in tertiary isolation.
Primary and secondary isolation for COVID-19 patients in Barbados are units which accommodate those who are very ill and need close monitoring and treatment, with primary isolation being designated for the most severely ill.
Tertiary isolation houses patients who are mildly ill, or not showing any symptoms of the illness.
It is important to note that the number of people in isolation changes throughout the day as patients are admitted and discharged.