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‘We Cannot Gloat Over the Misfortunes of Barbados’, PM Brown Says

(Antigua Observer) Prime Minister Gaston Browne is insisting that the fight to control the spread of the dreaded coronavirus is one for the entire region and not a single country.

Browne made the statement during the interview with the Observer, in relation to a spike of COVID-19 infections in Barbados, and mixed reactions from the public after he dispatched a letter of solidarity to his Barbadian counterpart, Mia Mottley.

By all accounts, the spike is directly linked to a ‘bus crawl’ party on Boxing Day, which increased Barbados’ COVID-19 cases from 356 (48 active) to over 500 cases on January 2, 2021, while small clusters are still under investigation.

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