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Health authorities monitoring ports of entry

Local health officials are monitoring a number of people who have arrived in Barbados from China, since the deadly outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Confirmation of this from Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George, who was a guest on CBC TV 8’s programme, The People’s Business.

He says these people are currently being quarantined in their homes.   

Acting Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George

Ministry of Health’s Port Health Specialist, Stephen Harte, sought to shed some light on  the decision to allow a cruise vessel  to dock at the Bridgetown Port .

Ministry of Health’s Port Health Specialist, Stephen Harte

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