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Dems: Limit movement

Dems: Limit movement


The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) wants the Mia Mottley administration to immediately introduce a restriction of movement policy across the country as Barbados continues to battle a deadly third wave of the COVID-19 virus. In a statement released ...

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297 new virus cases

297 new virus cases


A total of 297 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, 140 males and 157 females, were reported for Friday, October 22. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 2 299 tests. The new positives comprise 60 people, who are under the age of 18...

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COVID-19: Deaths at 128

COVID-19: Deaths at 128


The number of people who have succumbed to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados has risen to 128. Two more Barbadians passed away from the illness on Friday, October 22. A 77-year-old male died at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility.  H...

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In-service training for 38

In-service training for 38


Bench, Bar join up for five seminars......

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COVID-19 summary of deceased – October 15 to 21

COVID-19 summary of deceased – October 15 to 21


Of the 16 deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) which occurred in Barbados during the week October 15 to 21, nine (56 per cent) were males. Their ages ranged from 29 to 93, with the median age of 65. Underlying illnesses or comorbidities were f...

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Battle shift

Battle shift


On the same day that Barbados crossed the 400 positive case mark for the first time since its near two-year battle with the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic has defended Government’s decision to lower the protocols at...

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Home isolation folk refusing health care

Home isolation folk refusing health care


Some people in home isolation are refusing to be transported to Government isolation facilities for medical care. This was revealed as a concern yesterday by consultant manager of the Home Quarantine programme, Dr Adanna Grandison, who said one of...

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New cluster at Psychiatric

New cluster at Psychiatric


For the second time this year, the Psychiatric Hospital has suffered an outbreak of COVID-19. Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic disclosed yesterday that out of the 427 positive cases recorded on Friday, 63 were from the hospital, whic...

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UPDATE: Police investigating death at Maycocks Bay

UPDATE: Police investigating death at Maycocks Bay


One male died on Friday afternoon following a dispute with his brother. Acting police public relations officer Acting Station Sergeant Michael Blackman gave that confirmation to the media at Maycocks Bay, St Lucy, where the brothers and their frie...

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US to donate second tranche of 70 200 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Barbados

US to donate second tranche of 70 200 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to Barbados


The United States Government is preparing to donate its second tranche of Pfizer coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine doses to Barbados early next month. The White House notified CARICOM earlier this week that approximately 550 000 vaccine doses would b...