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CDC Issues Level 4 ‘Very High’ COVID-19 Advisory for Barbados


(Barbados Today) The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised the COVID-19 level in Barbados to four — its highest ranking.

In an advisory to its citizens on January 19, the CDC said travellers should avoid all travel to Barbados as it may increase risk of getting and spreading COVID-19.

It advised US citizens that if they must travel, the following guidelines should be taken:

Before you travel, get tested with a viral test one to three days before your trip. Do not travel if you are waiting for test results, test positive, or are sick. Follow all entry requirements for your destination and provide any required or requested health information.

During travel, wear a mask, stay at least six feet from people who are not travelling with you, wash your hands often or use hand sanitiser, and watch your health for signs of illness.

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