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69 new cases of COVID-19 recorded

September 7th, 2021

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory has identified 69 new cases of COVID-19 – that’s 30 females and 39 males – out of 1,303 tests done on Monday, September 6th.

The new positives comprise 48 people who are 18 years-old and over, 20 under the age of 18, and one individual whose age is unknown.

There are 569 people in isolation.

Since March 2020, Barbados has recorded 5,486 confirmed cases of COVID-19 (2,719 females and 2,767 males). The death toll from the virus is 51.

The public health laboratory has to date carried out 275,511 tests.

First doses administered under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19 number 116,546. Meanwhile, 95,661 people or 35.3% of the population, have received second doses of the vaccines and are now fully vaccinated.

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