Barbados healthcare authorities confirms 767 new COVID cases

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Bridgetown, Barbados: Barbados has recorded a total of 767 fresh cases of the deadliest  COVID-19  has been recorded in the past 24 hours on January 26, 2022. No death has been recorded by the healthcare facilities of the Caribbean island.

The data has been shared by the Ministry of Health in the COVID-19 update report. Out of the new cases, a total of 357 patients are male, and 410 are female.

The island currently holds a total of 42,122 confirmed cases of the COVID virus, since the start of the pandemic in 2020, out of which in total 19,556 cases have been recorded among the men population, and 22,566 are among the female population, as per the data shared in the health ministry’s COVID-19 update report.

Till now, a total of 277 COVID-19 patients lost their lives to the viral disease. The data in the report further notes at present, 113 individuals are in the isolation facilities, whereas in total, 8,415 people have isolated themselves at their respective homes.

Among the new COVID-19 cases, 145 are the ones who are under the age group of 18 years, while a total of 622 persons are of 18 years old and above.

In terms of the vaccination, till January 26, 2022, at least 158,358 individuals are partially vaccinated with receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. On the other hand, so far, a total of 146,822 individuals have received their required number of the COVID-19 vaccine doses and are now fully immunised against the deadliest virus.

This means that around 54.2% of the total targeted population of the island is now fully vaccinated, whereas around 69.3% of the population has received their first dose of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines.