Spread of COVID-19 in BarbadosSince the beginning of the pandemic until January 27th, 2023, a total of 105,905 infected people and 569 deaths have been reported in Barbados.
The total of 105,905 infected people currently represents 36.85 percent of the total population.
Current vaccination statusAccording to official WHO data, a total of 381,013 vaccine doses have been administered as of January 20th, 2023. There are 163,833 people who have received at least one vaccination (57.0 percent). The booster vaccination was received by 62,170 people (21.6 percent).
155,010 of these are considered fully vaccinated in Barbados (= 53.9 percent).
Thus, Barbados belongrather to the lower midfield in terms of vaccination coverage. The vaccination rate is higher in 136 countries.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infections and deaths by country can be found on our COVID-19 virus topic page.
Weight and size
|Body height||177 cm||165 cm|
|Weight||82.4 kg||80.1 kg|
|HIV / Aids||0.05%||0.03%|
* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.
* DTP is a combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Barbados, 8.5 percent of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
The number of underweight newborns is 12 percent.
Medical suppliesThe medical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Barbados is above average and also exceeds the average achieved in the EU countries. The country provides 6.0 hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants. The global mean here is 2.9 beds. Within the EU, 4.6 beds are available for every 1,000 residents.
With about 700 physicians in Barbados, there are about 2.49 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1,000 inhabitants and in the EU is 3.57.
Due to the low level of care, the mortality of major known diseases can only be reduced in comparatively few cases. According to current information, about 16 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) still die.