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Forty-plus years cotton-picking veteran, ‘MP’ Phillips, said he was testing the water at Wakefield Plantation since it should take another week for the bolls to fully open.

Cotton harvest restarts

With yesterday March 1st signaling the lifting of several restrictions under the previous COVID-19 directive, the harvesting of cotton in Barbados restarted in earnest.

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Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George (left) and Head of COVID-19 Monitoring Unit, Ronald Chapman, listening to a question during a press conference yesterday at the Ministry of Health and Wellness.


Outside of the vaccine, contact tracing remains the best weapon in the local arsenal in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.


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