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Dems: Limit movement


Dems: Limit movement
Democratic Labour Party president, Verla De Peiza. (FILE)

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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 yesterday, president of the party, Verla De Peiza, said the time had come for a paradigm shift in how Government was dealing with the wave of cases fuelled by the prevalence of the highly transmissible Delta variant.

Her call came 24 hours after Barbados reported a record-breaking 427 new cases for Thursday. There were also two more deaths on Friday and another two yesterday, which took the total death toll to 128 since last March.

De Peiza said the current approach was all wrong. (BA)


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