Two new virus cases
The Ministry of Health and Wellness announced today that two more passengers who arrived on an Air Canada flight into Barbados last Sunday have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), after undergoing a second test yesterday.
They are the mother and brother of the ten-year-old, who was diagnosed on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport. They are all in isolation at Harrison Point, St Lucy.
The 38-year-old woman and 14-year-old boy, who were in quarantine since testing negative a week ago, were among passengers retested yesterday. Others will be retested today.
The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory returned 106 test results yesterday. All the others were negative.
Barbados now has on record 108 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and, of these, 94 have recovered and seven have died. Seven people are in isolation.
The public health laboratory has completed 10 140 tests. (BGIS)
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