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12 new virus cases, 10 people recover


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12 new virus cases, 10 people recover

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Four men and eight women are the latest people to test positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados.

These 12 new cases were identified among 576 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, on Thursday, April 15.  There are now 77 people in isolation.

Recoveries now stand at 3 648, as ten people were discharged.

Since the start of the pandemic, Barbados has recorded 3 765 confirmed cases of the viral illness – 1 833 women and 1 932 males – out of the 147 866 tests conducted by the laboratory. There have been 44 COVID-19 related deaths.

To date, 66 900 vaccinations – 27 600 men and 38 300 women – have been administered under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID. (BGIS)