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  • COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES THIS WEEK

    For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Barbados, there have been no new cases confirmed within a one-week period. For the seventh straight day yesterday, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported that no one tested positive among the 118 tests that were conducted. Meanwhile, nine people remain in isolation since no The post COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES THIS WEEK appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • REPUBLIC BANK STAFF TEST NEGATIVE FOR COVID-19

    All staff members of the Broad Street Branch of Republic Bank Barbados Limited, along with staff who provided assistance at the branch during the last two weeks have tested negative for COVID-19. In a release, the bank stated that staff was tested after Management was informed by public health officials on Tuesday that a customer The post REPUBLIC BANK STAFF TEST NEGATIVE FOR COVID-19 appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • Government reveals its ‘Boss’ plan

    Government has revealed to the country its plan to cut expenditure as a result of the economic fallout due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What was initially described as Forced Savings then a National Meeting Turn, now called the Barbados Optional Saving Scheme, (BOSS) has now been put forward on the table. Prime Minister Mia Mottley, The post Government reveals its ‘Boss’ plan appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY

    No one tested positive for COVID-19 in Barbados yesterday, the fourth straight day that no new cases were recorded. The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory performed 163 tests, bringing the total number of tests carried out to 5,201. No one will be released from isolation today so the number of isolated persons remains at nine. The post COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • Republic Bank tests employees after interaction with COVID-19 positive customer

    Staff at one branch of Republic Bank Limited had to be tested for COVID-19 on account of a positive customer, however, they have all tested negative. In an official response from the bank, it was said that on Tuesday, May 26th, Management was officially informed by a health officer that a customer who visited the The post Republic Bank tests employees after interaction with COVID-19 positive customer appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • BCCI warns of more job cuts

    The Barbados Chamber of Commerce is warning of further job cuts in the retail sector as businesses fight to keep their heads above water. President, Trisha Tannis tells Starcom Network News that some companies are still grappling with closures, and those which have re-opened, are suffering from a lack of revenue. Last week there were The post BCCI warns of more job cuts appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • Update: Police officer shot

    Police are carrying out investigations into a shooting incident where a Police Officer was shot and injured earlier today. Police said that around 11:45 am officers were on duty along Henley Road, St. John, in the area of Henley Plantation. The Police Officers challenged an individual who opened fire injuring one. The injured Police Officer The post Update: Police officer shot appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES, FIVE LEAVE ISOLATION TODAY

    The number of patients in isolation for COVID-19 dropped to single digits today with the release of five recovered persons. There are now nine people remaining in isolation. There were no more new positive cases among the 150 tests done yesterday by the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory, which has completed 5,038 tests. Of the The post COVID-19 UPDATE: NO NEW CASES, FIVE LEAVE ISOLATION TODAY appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • COVID-19 UPDATE: NO POSITIVES TODAY

    For the third straight day, the Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory reported no positive cases of COVID-19. The laboratory performed 100 tests yesterday. No one will be released from isolation today. The numbers therefore remain the same – 92 confirmed cases, 71 recoveries, 14 persons in isolation and seven deaths. The public health laboratory has The post COVID-19 UPDATE: NO POSITIVES TODAY appeared first on Starcom Network.

  • Police make more arrests for breach of curfew

    (PR)- Police, have arrested and charged several individuals for several offences including breaches to the Emergency Management (COVID-19) Curfew 9 (No.5) Directive, 2020 which occurred on the 24th day of May 2020 at Lears, St Michael. These accused are: Ean Antonio Lowe, 25, Savannah Road, Bush Hall, St Michael Tristan Herbert, 31, of No 112 The post Police make more arrests for breach of curfew appeared first on Starcom Network.

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