New COVID-19 data released by the Ministry of Health, Wellness Barbados. The data shows that the total active cases of COVID-19 are 1 in number, with 47 deaths recorded till present in Barbados due to the COVID-19 virus.
From the day pandemic hit Barbados, the health department have tested 1,77,318 people, out of which 4,038 were reported positive, out of which 1,952 were female, and 2,086 were male. Now 17 persons are isolated.
The Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization, during the rollout programme of the vaccine distribution, provided 33,600 doses to Barbados.
Till now, 1.5 Lakh doses of vaccine have been given to Barbados
WHO aims to provide 183,000 vaccines to the Caribbean island of Barbados.
The government gave their COVID-19 Hotline numbers for helping the citizens 536-4500 and COVID Monitoring Unit 536-3865 along with the data shared by the Health Ministry.
To combat COVID-19, Barbados has received 33,600 doses of Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccines under the COVAX facility from PAHO.
On May 4, 2021, 650 COVID-19 tests were administered by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, reporting 31 positive coronavirus cases in Barbados.
Whereas five persons have recovered from coronavirus, and 109 persons remain under isolation as a health security measure.
March 17 2020, the Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic, approved the first two cases in Barbados. They will live in isolation until they recover from the virus.
On March 19 2020, three more cases were approved, taking the total number of cases to 5, including the husband of the first case and a cruise ship passenger and a person from New York.