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Five more visitors have COVID

Five more visitors have COVID

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Five visitors returned positive results for COVID-19 on Sunday, out of the 899 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The new cases are a 30-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man who both arrived on British Airways on December 18; a 37-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man, who both came in on British Airways on December 19; and a 41-year-old man, who arrived on American Airlines on December 19.

They were all asymptomatic and tested positive on their second tests.

One person was released from the Harrison Point isolation facility, so there are now 36 people in isolation.

Barbados has recorded 327 confirmed cases – 172 females and 155 males. There were 284 recoveries and seven deaths.

Since February, the public health laboratory has completed 61 923 tests. (BGIS)