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150 new COVID-19 cases recorded

August 27th, 2022

A total of 150 new cases were identified out of the 566 tests conducted by laboratories across the island, on Friday, August 26th.

The cases comprise 19 individuals under the age of 18, and 131 who are 18 years and older.

There were 93 people in isolation facilities and 1,876 others in home isolation.

Since the start of the pandemic, Barbados has recorded 100,676 COVID-19 cases (45,512 males and 55,164 females) from 753,032 tests.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 154,369 individuals (57.0 per cent of the total population or 67.6 per cent of the eligible population) are fully vaccinated.

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