A complete of six COVID-19 clusters have been recognized on the island, excluding the outbreak at Her Majesty’s Prisons (HMP).
And owing to ongoing contact tracing efforts, Minister of Well being and Wellness Colonel Jeffrey Bostic offered further data through the newest COVID-19 replace right this moment (January 14). In his breakdown, he gave the numbers related to every cluster as comply with:
Clusters Complete Circumstances
South Coast 4
Bus Crawl 17
Catamaran cruises 7
Northern church 4
Paradise Seaside lime 20
West Coast approx. 100
In his report, the Minister additional revealed that there have been two bars, two eating places and one resort inside the West Coast cluster. The breakdown was given as follows:
West Coast Cluster Males Females Complete
West Coast Bar #1 18 17 35
West Coast Bar #1 14 20 34
West Coast Restaurant #1 10 7 17
West Coast Restaurant #2 2 3 5
West Coast Resort 5 0 5
It was said that one of many males from the cluster related to the northern church was “an in depth relative of somebody who was concerned within the West Coast cluster”.
Talking throughout right this moment’s press convention, the Minister of Well being and Wellness additionally confirmed that there have been 309 confirmed circumstances at Her Majesty’s Prisons (HMP) Dodds, 70 of which have been workers members, comprising of 45 males and 25 females. Among the many inmate inhabitants, there have been 239 circumstances, all being males.
In response to a question posed throughout a earlier replace about rumours of circumstances on the Psychiatric Hospital, Bostic confirmed that 22 people from that facility had been examined however there had been no positives amongst these. Nonetheless, he did reveal that check outcomes for 12 different individuals have been pending.
Excluding the circumstances related to HMP, there have been 35 males and 65 females from the 100 circumstances stemming from the present outbreak. 4 of these positives have been captured by a second COVID-19 check, with one being a Barbadian.
“There’re 96 individuals from native transmission in reference to among the clusters. Males 33, feminine 63 with 88 of these being Barbadian residents,” Minister Bostic said, whereas additionally revealing that 94 of the 100 circumstances referred to have been asymptomatic.
In offering a breakdown of these 100 circumstances by age vary he stated 5 individuals fell underneath the age of 10; 12 between 11 and 20; 23 between 21 and 30; 30 between 31 and 40; 18 between 41 and 50; 11 between 51 and 60 and one particular person between 61 and 70.
Minister Bostic promised that an effort might be made to supply statistics regarding circumstances no less than twice every week.