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VIDEO: Construction resumes after lockdown

VIDEO: Construction resumes after lockdown


The construction industry is coming back to life after the latest lockdown in Barbados to curb the spread of COVID-19. Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced this was one sector which should safely operate, since most activity occurred outdoors. ...

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VIDEO: Oistins Fish Market reopens

VIDEO: Oistins Fish Market reopens


It was not all smooth sailing at the Berinda Cox Fish Market in Oistins, Christ Church on Monday. Vendors say the ice machine was not working and the cold storage facility was still being cleaned. A few patrons purchased fish, although there was n...

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VIDEO: Gym operator riding out the closure

VIDEO: Gym operator riding out the closure


Operator of Little League Gym in Bank Hall, St Michael, William Beckles, is not surprised that gyms continue to be closed during the phased reopening of commerce in Barbados. He said, however, new information had come to light which showed they we...

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VIDEO: Ronald Chapman on contact tracing

VIDEO: Ronald Chapman on contact tracing


Head of the COVID Monitoring Unit Ronald Chapman explains the different types of contacts and whether you would need to get a COVID-19 test. (Video by Jameel Springer)   [embed]https://youtu.be/iPh9kSsT0ng[/embed]    ......

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VIDEO: Contact Tracing Challenges

VIDEO: Contact Tracing Challenges


Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George says some people have not been truthful when dealing with the teams conducting contact tracing for COVID-19. George said although some people may have relationships outside the home, they should still cooperate...

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VIDEO: New COVID trends

VIDEO: New COVID trends


The Ministry of Health is observing new patterns among the COVID-19 infections in Barbados. Not only are there certain communities which were identified as hot spots, but there is also a high infection among some families. At-risk individuals i...

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VIDEO: Contact Tracing in Barbados

VIDEO: Contact Tracing in Barbados


Chief Medical Officer Dr Kenneth George says the Ministry of Health will be rolling out a new contact tracing exercise in certain high-risk communities. Apart from the COVID-19 vaccine, this is one of the main tools to suppress the outbreak, he add...

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VIDEO: Back to Work

VIDEO: Back to Work


The gradual reopening of Barbados started on Monday morning after an almost month-long lockdown to fight the spread of COVID-19. Although many retail stores remain closed, Bridgetown was the busiest it has been in some time. (Video by Reco Moore) ...

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VIDEO: COVID-19 Vaccine & Minors

VIDEO: COVID-19 Vaccine & Minors


The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is not yet recommended for minors because the necessary safety and efficacy studies needed for regulatory approval are still ongoing, according to Immunologist and Chair of the UWI COVID-19 Task Force, Professor Clive L...

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VIDEO: What You Need To Know About The COVID 19 Vaccine

VIDEO: What You Need To Know About The COVID 19 Vaccine


The safety of a vaccine is determined over multiple phases of human trials. Those trials were all completed in December and the Covishield vaccine, which was developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca, was approved as safe and effective, this according to Immun...