COVID-19 Update: Barbados records 513 new positive cases

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory recorded 513 new COVID-19 cases, 232 males and 281 females, from the 1,697 tests conducted on Tuesday, May 10.

Of the positive cases, 130 persons were under the age of 18, and 383 were 18 years and older.

The number of people in isolation facilities was 109, while 4,174 were in home isolation.

As at May 10, there were 430 COVID-19 related deaths.

The public health laboratory has conducted 664,507 tests since February 2020, and recorded 74,967 COVID-19 cases (34,328 males and 40,639 females).

Under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of persons with at least one dose is 161,931 (70.9 per cent of the eligible population). The total number of fully vaccinated persons is 152,255 (56.2 per cent of the total population or 66.7 per cent of the eligible population). The eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older.

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