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Two more COVID cases


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Barbados recorded two new cases of COVID-19 out of the 392 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Laboratory yesterday.

They are a 28-year-old Barbadian female who arrived on an American Airlines flight on November 22, and a 26-year-old male visitor, who arrived on a British Airways flight on November 20. Both were asymptomatic and returned a positive result on the second test.

The total number of confirmed cases now stands at 262 – 137 females and 125 males. Meanwhile, one person will leave isolation today, bringing the number of recoveries to 242. There are now 13 people in isolation.

The island had seven deaths since the first case was recorded in March.

To date the laboratory has completed 45 260 tests. (BGIS)



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