The Ministry of Health and Wellness wishes to inform the public that there was an error with respect to the vaccination status of a deceased 90-year-old woman, who passed away as a result of COVID-19 on June 8, 2022. A subsequent investigation revealed that the lady was, in fact, fully vaccinated when she died.
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. The Most Honourable Kenneth George, wishes to express sincerest apologies and deepest condolences to her family members.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness endeavours to disseminate accurate information which is in the best interest of the public, while respecting the rights and dignity of persons.