Barbados has two confirmed cases of the COVD-19 virus.
Bostic said that the infected persons will remain in isolation until they recover and assured Barbadians that there was no need to panic.
Barbados joins the list of 163 countries which have recorded a case of the virus. To date, there are more than 188 000 cases and almost 7500 deaths.
The virus is present in St Lucia, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. There are also confirmed cases in Guadeloupe, Martinique, the Dominican Republic and other parts of the French and Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
Read the full statement made by the Barbados Minister of Health and Wellness as reported by Barbados Today.