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Bostic: New COVID-19 Cluster Emerges


(Barbados Today) Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, said after days of reduced COVID-19 numbers from daily tests, an unfortunate new cluster has emerged from the heart of The City.

“On Thursday we had one case, and this case yielded another 10 positives the following day as a result of the contact tracing. Once we had those figures and the information related to positive cases, it was quite clear to the staff of the Ministry of Health and Wellness that this was a potential problem,” Bostic said during Sunday’s COVID 19 update.

“These cases involve and include persons who would have done some bar-hopping at some bars within The City of Bridgetown and the general St Michael area, and because of the nature of those visits at those bars, we knew we had to move very fast to be able to contain a spread,” he said.

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