Construction work at Harrison Point, St. Lucy, is completed and the facility, which will be used to care for persons infected by COVID-19, has been handed over to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).
Those Barbadians who have already obtained adequate food supplies have been asked to “stand down” from grocery shopping now, to allow those in need to capitalize on the new arrangements coming on stream from Wednesday.
Head of Infectious Diseases at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Dr Corey Forde, on Tuesday reported that a 95-year-old male died at 3 a.m. this morning following complications of Covid-19.
There has been no decision made in relation to when bus services at the Transport Board will be halted.
Health officials on island remain concerned about the impact of covid-19 on the elderly following the second recorded death owing to the coronavirus.
The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) has launched an investigation into the shooting death of a soldier on the compound of the District “A” Police Station Monday afternoon around 5:35.
Four persons tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive for the viral illness since March 16 to 60 – 31 females and 29 males.
A 74-year-old man is the second person to have died from the coronavirus, COVID-19 in Barbados.
The Barbados Broadcasting Authority (BBA) wishes to compliment local broadcasters in particular — and the traditional media on the whole — for the important role they have been playing in informing and educating Barbadians about the novel coronavirus – COVID-19.
The majority of the COVID-19 patients at Government’s isolation centres are in stable condition.