COVID cases in Barbados now at 165

Another British visitor tested positive for COVID-19 and was admitted to the isolation facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy.

A release from the Barbados Government Information service said the 29-year-old, who tested positive on Tuesday, was a known contact of another British visitor who was diagnosed with the viral illness on August 20. 

Meanwhile, seven people will leave the isolation facility after recovering from COVID-19.

There are now 165 confirmed cases and 19 people in isolation. The number recoveries increased to 139.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory conducted 172 tests Tuesday, bringing the total to 16 162.


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