The Ministry of Health and Wellness would like to extend condolences to the family of the 91-year-old lady who is now Barbados’ latest Covid fatality. Her passing brings to 10, the number of people in Barbados who have died from Covid-19 since the first case was diagnosed here in March 2020.
Forty-six persons (29 males and 17 females) have gone into isolation, having tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total of active cases to 744.
Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, has said there is evidence of community spread of the viral illness in Barbados.
The local entertainment industry is feeling the squeeze following government’s recently announced limit on the number of people allowed at events over the next week
With the decision to gradually return students to face to face classes, the Ministry of Education has been weighing a number of options to ease congestion on the country’s roads.
There is soon to be a gradual return of face to face classes during the new school term.
The Board of Directors and Management of the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) Inc. has advised the public to refrain from collecting or greeting passengers from high risk countries.
The Crane Resort is the first hotel in Barbados to be granted permission by the ministry of health to house Covid-19 positive visitors, thereby operating as an isolation facility.
The Barbados Association of Retailers, Vendors and Entrepreneurs or BAR-VEN says it is looking forward to the roll out of a national vending policy in 2021.
The Barbadian woman who broke quarantine at a local hotel after she ran out of money is maintaining that she was left with no choice.