84 new virus cases, nine people leave isolation
The Ministry of Health and Wellness said today that 84 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded on Monday. Additionally, nine people were released from isolation.
The new cases were among 974 tests carried out by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, and represent results for locals and visitors. The new cases are 75 men and nine women.
Of the 84 new positives, 67 are from Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds.
There are now 553 people in isolation. To date, Barbados has recorded 968 confirmed cases – 377 females and 591 males, and 408 people have recovered.
Seven people have died.
The public health laboratory has completed 84 879 tests since March 2020. (BGIS)