Two elderly Barbadians passed away from COVID-19 on Monday, October 4.
A 92 year-old woman died yesterday morning at the Blackman and Gollop Isolation facility. She had no known comorbidities and was unvaccinated.
Additionally, a 96 year-old man also succumbed to the virus at the Harrison Point Isolation facility. He was unvaccinated and had a pre-existing condition. Their deaths bring the number of casualties from the virus to 84.
Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel, Jeffrey Bostic, extends condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.