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COVID-19 death toll surpasses 200 as 5 more succumb to viral illness

November 17th, 2021

5 Barbadians – 2 women and 3 men – died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, November 16th.

4 of them passed away while at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility – three men, aged 58, 75 and 77, and a 64 year old woman.

An 89 year old woman also died at the Blackman and Gollop Isolation Facility.

They were all unvaccinated.

Their deaths bring the number of people who have died from the virus to 204.

Acting Minister of Health and Wellness, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, has extended condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

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