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Two men test positive for COVID


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Two men, both of whom arrived in Barbados last week, are the latest COVID-19-positive cases.

They are a 64-year-old Barbadian who came in on Jet Blue on Saturday and a 53-year-old visitor who arrived from the United Kingdom on British Airways on October 7. He tested positive after a second test yesterday.

Meanwhile, three people will leave isolation on Sunday after recovering from the viral illness.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory completed 423 tests on Saturday, bringing the total number conducted since February to 27 773. There are now 15 people in isolation and recoveries increased to 186.

Barbados has so far recorded 208 cases of COVID-19, with seven deaths. (BGIS)


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