Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation

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October 25th, 2021

A total of 247 positives – 111 males and 136 females – are the latest COVID-19 cases. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 1,255 tests on Sunday, October 24th and a total of 376, 112 tests since March 2020.

The new positives comprise 49 people who are under the age of 18, and 198 who are 18 years and older.

There are 788 people in isolation facilities, and 4,952 in home isolation.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Barbados has recorded 15,588 confirmed cases (7,547 males and 8,041 females) of COVID-19.

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of individuals with at least one dose is 147,118 (64.4% of the eligible population). A total of 121,827 people (45% of the total population or 53.3% of the eligible population) have received their second doses and are fully vaccinated.

The eligible population represents those who are 12 years and older.

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