432 new virus cases

Barbados recorded 432 new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, 186 males and 246 females, from the 1 715 tests conducted on Monday, April 4, by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory.

The cases comprised 93 people under the age of 18, and 339 who were 18 years and older.

There were 72 people in isolation facilities, while 1 826 were in home isolation.

As at April 4, there were 375 deaths related to COVID-19.

The public health laboratory has carried out 617 920 tests since February 2020, and recorded 60 592 COVID-19 cases (28,041 males and 32,551 females).

Under the National COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign, the total number of people with at least one dose is 161 225 (70.6 per cent of the eligible population).

The total number of fully-vaccinated people is 151 309 (55.8 per cent of the total population or 66.3 per cent of the eligible population).  The eligible population represents people who are 12 years and older. (BGIS)

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