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105 new virus cases, 835 people in isolation


105 new virus cases, 835 people in isolation

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Fifty-two males and 53 females are the island’s latest coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 1 957 tests on Monday, September 20.

Of the 105 new cases, 25 people are under the age of 18, and 79 are 18 years and older. The age of one person is unknown.

There are 835 patients in isolation.

Barbados has recorded 6 736 confirmed cases (3 351 males and 3 385 females) of the viral illness, and 59 deaths since March 2020.

The public health laboratory has performed 298 851 tests.

A total of 127 457 first doses have been administered under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. To date, 98 366 people (36.3 per cent of the population) have received their second dose and are fully vaccinated. (BGIS)