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October 6, 2021

Barbados lost two more elderly people to COVID-19.

A 91-year-old woman died in the late hours of Tuesday 5 October, while in secondary isolation at the Harrison Point Isolation Facility.  She spent seven days there, before passing away.  She had pre-existing medical conditions and was unvaccinated.

The second death was that of a 75-year-old man, who lost his battle with the virus this morning.  He was in isolation for 10 days at the Blackman and Gollop Isolation Centre. He also had pre-existing medical conditions and was unvaccinated.

The number of deaths from COVID-19 now stands at 86.

Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel, Jeffrey Bostic, extended sincere condolences to their family and friends.

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