11 new COVID-19 cases logs in Barbados

212 Barbadians reported in isolation
212 Barbadians reported in isolation

The total active cases of COVID-19 are 4,496 in number out of which 11 have been recently reported, with 48 deaths recorded till present in Barbados due to the COVID-19 virus. No new death case of COVID-19 has been reported.

From the day pandemic hit Barbados, the health department have tested 2,33,008 people, out of which 4,496 were reported positive, out of which 2,184 were female, and 2,312 were male. Now 106 persons are isolated.

In Barbados, 1,00,698 people received their first shot of vaccine and 82,088 have been fully vaccinated with having 2 shots according to the present time. 30.3%population have been fully vaccinated

A total of 1,081 tests have been conducted in a single day.

  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.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ Immunisation Unit has advised the public to take note of the vaccination schedule for the rest of the week.

The sites operating on Thursday, August 12, are Sandals Resort Conference Centre, Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church; Building No. 2, Harbour Industrial Park, St. Michael; Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Mile-and-a-Quarter, St. Peter; the Art Gallery, Queen’s Park, Constitution Road, St. Michael; David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex, Glebe Land, St. John, and the Sharon Moravian Church Hall, Sharon, St. Thomas.

The Government of Barbados continuously to review and update its travel protocols for entry into the country.

The latest update, have been effective from July 16, 2021, would allow travelers with mixed vaccines to be categorized as Fully Vaccinated.