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BAMP urges caution following protocol ease

May 23rd, 2022

The changes to the COVID-19 protocols are to take effect from Wednesday and also include optional wearing of masks outdoors.

While many Barbadians and visitors have taken to online platforms to express delight at the move the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners is suggesting a more cautious approach.

President Dr Linda Williams believes all providers and patrons should be made to show evidence of a recent rapid antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before attending mass events.

Dr Williams says in calculating risk, Barbados must keep in mind it has limited human resources in the health care sector.

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