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Seven new virus cases


Seven new virus cases

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Two males and five females are the latest people to be diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19). The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory carried out 1 618 tests on Saturday, August 7.

There are currently 110 people in isolation.

The number of first doses administered under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19 to date is 100 416.  While 79 108 people (29.2 per cent of the population) have received their second dose and are fully vaccinated. This figure comprises 32 700 males and 46 408 females.

Barbados has recorded 4 471 confirmed cases of the viral illness (2 172 females, 2 299 males) since March 2020.  There have been 48 deaths.

The public health laboratory has conducted 229 026 tests. (BGIS)