Six positive cases, no recoveries
A Barbadian and five visitors returned positive COVID-19 results on Friday, from among 1 144 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.
The new cases include a 42-year-old male visitor, who arrived on Virgin Atlantic on December 14; a 67-year-old Barbadian woman, who came in on American Airlines on December 16; and a 26-year-old female visitor, who arrived on American Airlines on December 18.
The three other people – two children, aged three and 11, and a 30-year-old woman – came into contact with a known case.
No one was released from isolation, bringing the number of people there to 33.
Barbados has 321 confirmed cases, comprising 170 females and 151 males; and there have been 281 recoveries.
Seven people have died.
The public health laboratory has completed 59 894 tests. (BGIS)