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COVID-19 UPDATE: One new case; one person to leave isolation today

Published 1st September 2020

Buckie Got It, St. Kitts and Nevis News Source

Article by
Barbados Today

Published on
August 31, 2020

One person tested positive for COVID-19 on arrival at the Grantley Adams International Airport yesterday and another will leave isolation today after two consecutive negative tests for the viral illness.

The new case is a 34-year-old Jamaican woman who arrived on Caribbean Airlines. Hers was the only positive result among 123 tests done by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

Barbados has now recorded 174 cases, 89 females and 85 males. There are 21 people in isolation and 146 people have recovered. (BGIS)

The public health laboratory has completed 17,180 tests

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