The Central Bank of Barbados advises that during the 24-hour curfew, it will continue to provide services to enable the national payments system to function and urgent international payments to be made.
Local medical professionals have been praised for their work as the island works to stem the spread of COVID-19.
6 people have recovered from COVID-19 in Barbados.
Barbados has recorded its first COVID-19 related death.
There were scenes of chaos at a number of supermarkets as lawmen were called in to maintain order as crowds and lines made longer by social distancing- began to form outside various shopping centres.
Regional airline, Liat is suspending all passenger services as demand screeches to a halt.
President of the Barbados Economics Society Dr. Simon Naitram says the recent move by the Central Bank of Barbados to establish new monetary policy measures will give commercial banks the additional ability they need to help both individuals and businesses, through the Covid-19 crisis.
Barbados diplomatic missions overseas are working to secure Covid-19 funding for the country.
The two men held in connection with the 2.4 million dollar drug seizure have been granted bail.
Members of the public are asked to note that effective tomorrow, Friday, April 3, post offices will be opened to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for the cashing of pensions only.