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    Barbados records two cases of COVID-19
    Added 17 March 2020

    Barbados has two confirmed cases of the COVD-19 virus.

    Minister of Health and Wellness, Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic made the announcement moments ago in a live address at the Ministry of Health, Jemmotts Lane, St Michael...
    Last edited by kiwibird; April 4, 2020, 05:19 AM.

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    COVID-19: Barbados confirms 8 new cases; 7 from community spread
    Kerri Gooding Created : 21 March 2020

    Barbados has 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as of March 22, 2020, at 6.00 am.

    The new eight cases include seven as a result of contact tracing, and one is a visitor to Barbados...


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      Three new COVID-19 cases recorded in Barbados
      BGIS, Added 22 March 2020

      Confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Barbados rose to 17 today, three more than yesterday.

      The three cases – two men and one woman – all arrived in the island from the United Kingdom. One is the partner of a visitor who was included in yesterday’s count...


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        Barbados keeps borders open; COVID-19 cases increase to 18
        Regional Editorial Dept. 24 March 2020 Hits: 574

        BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Despite the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 increasing to seventeen on Sunday, and eighteen on Tuesday, the Barbados government is keeping its borders open but ending commercial flights...


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          ...Barbados, with 24 cases of contagion, will be under a curfew from tomorrow, Saturday and until April 14...



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            Positive COVID-19 cases up to 26
            Sat, 03/28/2020 - 5:34am

            AN additional two persons have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, bringing the island’s total to 26.

            Making the announcement yesterday in the Lower House, Health Minister Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic said the two had emerged from 26 tests conducted on Thursday.

            “One of those is a 65-year-old Barbadian who had travelled to the United States and returned and that person is now in isolation and contact tracing has begun, moving aggressively to be able to identify, locate and treat to those contacts. The other person, I am awaiting some information on that individual, but there are now 26 cases,” he stated...


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              COVID-19 cases reach 33 in Barbados
              Kendy Graham
              Added 29 March 2020

              Confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados are 33.

              This announcement was made by Dr Anton Best, Acting Chief Medical officer, a short while ago on BrassTacks Sunday.

              Best said there are 19 imported cases of COVID-19 and 11 were identified through contact tracing. Two cf the confirmed cases are still being investigated, he said.

              Of the confirmed cases, there are 16 male and 17 female...


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                34 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados
                BGIS, Added 30 March 2020

                Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic announced this evening that one more person tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Barbados.

                That brings the total number of COVID-19 positive patients now in isolation to 34. Of the 34 positive cases, 21 are Barbadians.

                Results returned by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory today revealed that a 24-year-old man who was identified through contact tracing was the only positive case out of 22 tests carried out on Sunday.

                Health officials said the majority of people who tested positive for COVID-19 had mild symptoms. Thus far, only two are in acute care.


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                  Tougher curfew measures as COVID-19 cases reach 45
                  Added 01 April 2020

                  A mandatory quarantine period for all visitors, restrictions on when to leave home, a ban on the sale of liquor and a change in the operating hours of all essential businesses are among the measures acting Prime Minister Santia Bradshaw announced in an address to the nation on Wednesday night...


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           States Barbados confirmed Covid-19 has increased to 46 cases.

                    ?The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


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                      Acting Prime Minister, Santia Bradshaw has revealed the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados has increased to 51.

                      This new figure, released on Friday April 3, 2020, is an increase of five, up from 46 cases announced on the previous day.

                      Related article :COVID-19: 24-hour curfew announcement catapults shoppers, panic-buyers

                      In addition, Bradshaw stated the 24-hour curfew set to start at 5 pm today will be extended by three hours.
                      ?The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


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                        52nd case:


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                          Barbados reports its first coronavirus death

                          The country’s health minister has announced that Barbados has recorded its first death from the coronavirus.

                          The victim is said to be an 81-year-old male who had an underlying medical condition and had travelled to the UK.


                          Barbados today recorded its first death related to COVID-19, according to Minister of Health and Wellness Lt Col Jeffrey Bostic who made the announcement a short while ago.

                          Bostic said the deceased is an 81-year-old Barbadian man with a travel history to the United Kingdom.

                          Barbados has confirmed 56 cases of the novel coronavirus which has infected more than 1.2 million and killed just under 68,000 people worldwide.
                          ?The only security we have is our ability to adapt."


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                            2nd death reported:

                            60 cases:


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                              63 cases; 3 deaths total: