The Ministry of Health and Wellness of Barbados announced the new protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic and stated that the country is on the downslope of the Omicron wave of the infection.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness of Barbados announced the new protocols related to the COVID-19 pandemic and stated that the country is on the downslope of the Omicron wave of the infection. On Saturday, February 26, 2022, the Minister of Health Ian Gooding-Edghill informed about the various changed protocols for the Barbadians
While thanking Barbadians for their responsible behaviour, Health Minister Edghill said,” I thank all Barbadians for the responsible behaviours and the way in which you have socialized and conducted business since the curfew was removed.
He further informed that the country had no spike in cases, and the positivity rate has been declining and further encouraged people to follow the same criteria to control the transmission of the viral infection caused by the novel coronavirus.
Outlining the various changes in the COVID-19 protocols, Health Minister Edghill stated:
Moreover, the ability of the virus to spread is below one and stood at 0.72 per cent; in addition, the seven-day cumulative cases currently standing at 514 per 100,000 population, outlined health minister.
He further stated that the COVID-19 situation is now under control in Barbados. The schools have reponed and based on reports by the ministry of education that there are no additional cases reported from the schools, added Edghill.
The Health Minister also informed about the testing protocols for the visitors and the arrivals and asserted:
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