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Barbados records 114 new COVID-19 cases

November 29, 2021

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has recorded 114 new cases (47 males and 67 females) of COVID-19.  There were 845 tests conducted on Sunday, November 28.

Twenty-six individuals are under the age of 18, and the other 88 are 18 and older. There are 463 people in isolation facilities and 2,734 in home isolation.

The number of lives lost to COVID-19 has moved to 228, following the deaths of three women, aged 61, 70, and 94.

Since the start of the pandemic, Barbados has recorded 25,152 confirmed cases of the viral illness, comprising 11,991 males and 13,161 females. The public health laboratory has carried out 435,366 tests.

To date, 153,576 people (67.2 per cent of the eligible population) have received their first dose under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. 

A total of 136,750 others (50.5 per cent of the total population, or 59.9 per of the eligible population) are fully vaccinated.  The eligible population represents those people who are 12 years and older.

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