Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Update – As of March 31

As of March 28, Barbados is at stage 3 of the COVID-19 National preparedness Plan, which means there is local spread. So far, there are at least 26 confirmed cases. 

The island is now observing restrictions:

  • Only essential services will remain open
  • A national curfew has been implemented from 8pm to 6am
  • Persons who NEED to go outdoors for essential activities can do so between 6am and 8pm. “STAY AT HOME!”

Visit https://gisbarbados.gov.bb for more data

Update – As of March 17

There are two confirmed cases in Barbados.

Information About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As more is being learnt about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share some of the latest evidence-based information with our patients and potential clients. So far there has been no cases reported in Barbados but there are now increasing numbers of cases in countries in the region. Every person should play a part to help contain the virus and minimise spread.

If you are having symptoms of respiratory infections: sore throat, cough, fever, call the doctor’s office before visiting and you will be advised on what to do next.Persons who develop fever, cough, sore throat within 14 days after travel to an area with COVID-19 cases or after coming into contact with someone infected with  COVID-19 should self-isolate and immediately call the Ministry of Health hotline number at (246) 536-4500, the nearest polyclinic or your doctor’s office and await further advise. DO NOT VISIT.

Use the link below to access evidence based information for patients.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

Like this article? Share with others via

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
Linkdin
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on whatsapp
WhatsApp
Share on email
Email

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *