The Greatest-dos Santos Public Well being Laboratory reported 151 new COVID-19 optimistic circumstances for Tuesday, February 16. These circumstances embody samples from over the past 9 days.
The laboratory carried out 1,856 assessments on Tuesday.
Fifty-five individuals have recovered, bringing the variety of energetic circumstances to 826.
There was one dying, a 73-year-old man with comorbidities, who handed away after spending 5 days on the Harrison Level Isolation Facility. The quantity of people that have died from COVID-19 is now 29.
The 151 new circumstances comprise 97 ladies and 54 males. 4 of them had already been on the Harrison Level Isolation Facility present process evaluation to find out whether or not their optimistic PCR check end result confirmed that they have been in truth newly optimistic, or whether or not they had COVID prior to now and have been now not infectious.
The 147 different circumstances embody 134 Barbadians and 11 non-nationals.
The overall variety of individuals identified as optimistic at Her Majesty’s Prisons Dodds is 363. Of those, 361 have recovered and the remaining two inmates are included within the energetic circumstances.
Barbados has recorded 2,608 confirmed circumstances – 1,187 females and 1,421 males – and 1,753 individuals have recovered.
The general public well being laboratory has up to now accomplished 117,669 assessments.
There have been 2,119 individuals vaccinated on Tuesday as a part of the Nationwide Vaccination Programme for COVID-19. Up to now, a complete of 6,683 vaccinations have been administered – 3,710 ladies and a couple of,973 males. (BGIS)