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COVID-19 update for August 15

Well being authorities in Barbados reported on Tuesday that six extra folks, most of them aged, died from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) between Saturday and Monday, and one other 431 new COVID-19 instances have been detected on Monday.

In response to a media launch issued by means of the Barbados Authorities Info Service, an 86-year-old man on Saturday; a 52-year-old man and a 98-year-old girl on Sunday; and a 95-year-old girl and two males, aged 73 and 85 respectively, on Monday died from the viral sickness.

Their deaths improve the variety of COVID-19 associated deaths to 525 at August 15.

On the identical time, well being authorities indicated 198 males and 233 females examined constructive for the viral sickness out of the 1 201 checks carried out by the Finest-dos Santos Public Well being Laboratory.

The instances comprised 61 younger folks beneath the age of 18, and the rest have been adults aged 18 years and older.

The variety of folks in authorities isolation amenities was 70, whereas 3 731 peple have been in dwelling isolation.

The variety of folks which were administered not less than one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is 163 069 (71.4 per cent of the eligible inhabitants) beneath the nationwide vaccination programme.

The overall variety of totally vaccinated folks is 154 186 (56.9 per cent of the full inhabitants or 67.5 per cent of the eligible inhabitants).

The eligible inhabitants represents anybody 12 years and older.




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