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275 COVID cases, 250 recoveries

275 COVID cases, 250 recoveries

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Barbados recorded five more cases of COVID-19 from 322 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Laboratory yesterday.

Those testing positive for the viral illness were all visitors, including a 44-year-old female and a 55-year-old male who arrived on American Airlines on November 21 and 26, respectively.  The other three are men aged 46, 43 and 30, who came into the island on Caribbean Airlines on November 27.  All cases were asymptomatic.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 275, comprising 142 females and 133 males.

Meanwhile, one person will leave the isolation facility at Harrison Point today, which brings the total number of recoveries to 250.  There are now 18 people in isolation.

Barbados recorded seven deaths since the first case was detected.

The laboratory completed 46 638 tests since February 2020. (PR/SAT)