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Only five remain in isolation


Only five remain in isolation


Three people will be discharged from the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy on Saturday after receiving a second consecutive negative test result for COVID-19.

Their tests were among the 244 conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory on Friday, all of which were negative for the viral illness.

As a result, the number of confirmed cases recorded in Barbados remains at 190. The number of people in isolation dropped to five and recoveries increased to 178.

Seven deaths were recorded.

The public health laboratory completed 22 780 tests to date. (PR/SAT)