Grenada Records Seven COVID-19 Deaths In One Day

PR –  Grenada recorded seven  COVID-19 deaths in a single day, increasing the country’s total from five (5) to twelve  (12).  

The deceased, all of whom had comorbidities, were confirmed cases of COVID-19,  ranging in age from 26 to 85 years.  

The Ministry of Health has confirmed that five of the deaths were among patients admitted  to the General Hospital, with one death at the Princess Alice Hospital and the seventh  person dying at home. 

Data provided by the Ministry of Health indicates that four of the deceased are females  and three, males. Four of the deceased were residents of St. George while the remaining  three were from St. Andrew. 

Health officials have also confirmed that the majority of deaths being recorded is among  the unvaccinated. The Ministry of Health continues to encourage Grenadians to get  vaccinated as this reduces the risk of severe disease, hospitalisation and death attributed  to COVID-19. 

At the time of this release, more than 20 COVID-19 positive patients are hospitalised, with  a few of them listed in critical condition. 

The Ministry of Health and by extension, the Government of Grenada extends deepest  sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased.