Condividi

95 new COVID cases

95 new COVID cases


The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported 95 new cases – 46 females and 49 males - of COVID-19 from 1 686 tests conducted on Friday, September 17. There are currently 842 people in isolation. Of the new cases, twenty-two persons are...

Condividi

58th COVID-19 death in Barbados

58th COVID-19 death in Barbados


Barbados has recorded the 58th death from COVID-19. Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic announced the 50-year-old male passed away early Saturday morning. He was at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility since August 28 and was intubated on Friday...

Condividi

UPDATES: COVID-19 September 18, 2021

UPDATES: COVID-19 September 18, 2021


Prime Minister Mia Mottley and Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic addressed the nation on September 18, 2021. https://youtu.be/7uEZ-V-cVe4 Minister of Health Jeffrey Bostic Untimely passing of another COVID-19 patient. A 50-year-old Barbadi...

Condividi

Tropical wave to bring heat and rain

Tropical wave to bring heat and rain


It is going to get even hotter from Saturday afternoon and into Monday and there may be showers across some western areas. The Barbados Meteorological Service today issued the final warning on a tropical wave in the Atlantic. The area of low pr...

Condividi

Four Roads and Crab Hill among pop-up sites for COVID-19 vaccines

Four Roads and Crab Hill among pop-up sites for COVID-19 vaccines


Four Roads in St John and Crab Hill in St Lucy are two rural districts carded for a visit from the mobile COVID-19 immunisation unit this weekend. The Immunisation Unit advised that COVID-19 vaccinations will be administered at pop-up sites on Sat...

Condividi

‘Be honest’ with workers

‘Be honest’ with workers


An attorney has called on Barbados’ employers to give employees an “honest” reason to get vaccinated against COVID-19 instead of making the claim that it was intended to protect workers’ health and safety. “You have to be honest and change the con...

Condividi

Explosion in virus cases

Explosion in virus cases


COVID-19 continued its deadly toll in Barbados, with six people dying in seven days. September’s positive cases have exploded to 1 286 up to Thursday for an average of 80 cases daily. There are still 14 days left in the month, which has seen doubl...

Condividi

Judge scolds teen for drugs, ammo

Judge scolds teen for drugs, ammo


A High Court judge has expressed amazement that teenager Kevario Shakim Tasheem Griffith has so far racked up a conviction for ammunition and eight for drug offences – all before he is able to vote. “You can’t vote but you have ammunition? To do w...

Condividi

Report of accident in St George

Report of accident in St George


Preliminary reports indicate a three-vehicular accident has occurred in Groves Cottage, St George. Ambulance and police personnel were spotted heading to the scene. More details to follow. (CA) ......

Condividi

$1m target to buy building to shelter homeless people

$1m target to buy building to shelter homeless people


The Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness officially launched its iPledge building campaign today. The aim is to raise $1 million to buy the building before the lease agreement ends in December 2022. Chief executive officer Kemar Saffrey said t...