Two extra Barbadian residents have succumbed to COVID-19, bringing the island’s dying toll to 31.
A 93-year-old girl with comorbidities handed away final night time, February 18 at Enmore after being admitted, first to the Accident and Emergency Division of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on the 17 February.
Hours later, this morning, a 60-year-old man with comorbidities handed away at Harrison Level the place he had been a affected person for a month. The deceased spent the final 18 days on a ventilator.
The Minister of Well being, Jeffrey Bostic prolonged condolences to the households in mourning and attested that Authorities was doing every thing potential “to include, handle and considerably scale back incidents of COVID-19 infections in our nation and to guard our frontline staff, individuals with NCDs and seniors.”