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Six positive cases, no recoveries


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A Barbadian and five visitors returned positive COVID-19 results on Friday, from among 1 144 tests conducted by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The new cases include a 42-year-old male visitor, who arrived on Virgin Atlantic on December 14; a 67-year-old Barbadian woman, who came in on American Airlines on December 16; and a 26-year-old female visitor, who arrived on American Airlines on December 18.

The three other people – two children, aged three and 11, and a 30-year-old woman – came into contact with a known case.

No one was released from isolation, bringing the number of people there to 33.

Barbados has 321 confirmed cases, comprising 170 females and 151 males; and there have been 281 recoveries.

Seven people have died.

The public health laboratory has completed 59 894 tests. (BGIS)



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