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April 5th, 2022

Barbados has recorded 432 new COVID-19 cases (186 males and 246 females) from the 1,715 tests conducted on Monday, April 4th, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases comprise 93 people under the age of 18, and 339 who are 18 years and older.

There were 72 people in isolation facilities, while 1,826 were in home isolation.

As at April 4th, there were 375 COVID-19 related deaths.

The public health laboratory has carried out 617,920 tests since February 2020, and recorded 60,592 COVID-19 cases (28,041 males and 32,551 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of individuals with at least one dose is 161,225 (70.6 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of fully vaccinated people is 151,309 (55.8 per cent of the total population or 66.3 per cent of the eligible population).

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

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