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Barbados records 20 new COVID-19 cases

September 26th, 2022

A total of 20 new COVID-19 cases, seven males and 13 females, were recorded from the 206 tests conducted on Sunday, September 25, by laboratories across the island.

The cases consisted of 12 people under the age of 18, and eight who were 18 years and older.

There were 31 people in isolation facilities, while 241 were in home isolation.

As at September 26, there were 559 COVID-19 related deaths.

The laboratories conducted 764,358 tests since February 2020, and recorded 102,456 COVID-19 cases (46,347 males and 56,109 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of people with at least one dose is 163,630 (71.6 per cent of the eligible population).  The total number of fully vaccinated individuals is 154,648 (57.1 per cent of the total population or 67.7 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents those people who are 12 years and older. 

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