Barbados issued COVID-19 vaccination schedule till 21 August

The Barbados government has urged the citizens to take their jabs at the COVID-19 vaccine and issued the COVID-19 vaccination schedule till Saturday, August 21, 2021. 

Barbados: The Barbados government has urged the citizens to take their jabs at the COVID-19 vaccine and issued the COVID-19 vaccination schedule till Saturday, August 21, 2021. 

The COVID-19 centres that would be operational on August 18, 2021, are – 

  • Masonic Centre
  • Salters 
  • St. George
  • St. Philip Polyclinic
  •  Six Cross Roads
  • St. Philip
  • David Thompson Health 
  • and Social Services Complex 
  • and the Sharon Moravian Church Hall. 

Following are the COVID-19 vaccination centres on Thursday, August 19 –

  • the Sea Rocks Dome
  • Building No.2, 
  • Harbour Industrial Park
  •  the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Mile-and-a-Quarter
  • St. Peter
  • St. Philip Polyclinic
  • the Art Gallery
  • David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex and the Sharon Moravian Church Hall would be open for the citizens. 

For Friday, August 20 – 

  •  the Masonic Centre
  •  the Sea Rocks Dome
  • Building No.2
  •  Harbour Industrial Park
  • David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex
  •  and Sharon Moravian Church Hall. 

While only one COVID-19 vaccination site would be open for Saturday, August 21, that is the Masonic Centre. All of the sites will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day.

According to the statistics, the island country reported new 33 cases of the COVID-19 mutant cases on August 17, 2021, taking the total number of confirmed infections to 4,581 to date. While the Caribbean island has reported a total of forty-eight deaths amid the contagious COVID-19 pandemic. 

In addition, the island country of Barbados has received its first tranche of over 70,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as a donation and part of the United States government to distribute fair vaccines to the needy nations in the difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The COVID-19 vaccine’s first shipment arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport on Friday at approximately 10:15 a.m. onboard a DHL aircraft.

The Barbados government so far has not taken any decision on making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for the citizens. On Monday evening, while addressing in the first of several town hall meetings on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing protocols, Acting Attorney General – Wilfred Abrahams stated that forced vaccinations were neither plan nor policy for the Mottley administration.