Barbados’ newest COVID-19 associated demise is a 68-year-old Barbadian girl.
The 68-year-old handed away immediately to develop into the thirty second particular person to succumb to COVID-19. She was on a ventilator at Harrison Level for the previous six days after transferring from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH).
Minister of Well being and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic has prolonged his condolences to the grieving household of the deceased.
Describing the variety of constructive circumstances as, “unprecedented”, the Minister burdened, “the utmost significance of warning and security protocols inside the residence and household setting.”
He additionally mentioned, “this underscores the necessity for the nationwide vaccination programme presently underway and our focusing on of the aged and most weak individuals. The vaccination programme will hold Barbadians secure and supply the mechanism for the total reopening of the financial system.”
The Minister expressed satisfaction that the Finest dos Santos Laboratory had cleared the backlog and was updated within the processing of take a look at outcomes. He said this allowed the Ministry to get a greater gauge of the numbers and their implications to be able to set the coverage for transferring ahead.