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Seven Barbadians tested positive over two days


Added 29 March 2020


In an updated press release, Barbados Government Information Service said seven Barbadians tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last two days – four on Friday, March 27 and three on Saturday, March 28.

Those receiving positive results for the viral illness on Friday were a 78-year-old woman and a 52-year-old man, who recently travelled abroad, and two females aged 30 and 50, who had both been in contact with people who had COVID-19.

The positive cases on Saturday were three males, aged 81, 52 and 49, who all experienced symptoms after returning from abroad.

Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Anton Best announced today there were now 33 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados. He was speaking on the radio programme BrassTacks.



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Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?