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COVID-19 spike continues with 85 new cases recorded September 10th

September 11th, 2021

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory recorded 85 new cases (31 males and 54 females) of COVID-19 out of the 1,338 tests done on Friday, September 10th.

There are currently 719 people in isolation.

Of the positive cases, 69 were 18 years old and over, while 16 were under age 18.

A 66 year old Barbadian woman is the 52nd person to die from COVID-19. She passed away on Friday, at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility. She was unvaccinated.

Barbados has recorded 5,844 confirmed COVID-19 cases – 2,912 females and 2,932 males – since March 2020.

The public health laboratory has carried out 281,191 tests since February last year.

A total of 119,702 people have received first doses of the COVID-19 vaccines under the National Vaccination Programme. To date, 96,307 second doses have been administered. This figure represents 35.6% of the population.

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