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Fourteen new virus cases, 15 people recover


Fourteen new virus cases, 15 people recover

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One death related to coronavirus (COVID-19) – a 91-year-old woman – was recorded on Sunday. This brings the total number of deaths since March 2020, to ten.

Fourteen new positive cases were also recorded yesterday from the 262 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, while 15 people were released from isolation.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness said the number of active cases now stands at 742. The new positive cases comprise seven men and seven women. Of these, five are individuals who would have been sent previously to the Harrison Point Isolation Facility for assessment.

There were no new positive cases recorded at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds, so the cases there remain at 360 – 102 staff members and 258 inmates.

To date, Barbados has recorded 1 401 cases – 553 females and 848 males, and 649 people have recovered.

The public health laboratory has so far completed 99 799 tests. (BGIS)