Three more COVID-related deaths – one male and two females –bring country’s count to the door of 100

The country’s COVID-19 death count is just two fatalities shy of 100. Today, with three new reported deaths, the total has jumped from 95 to 98.

Dr. Albert Duncan, the medical director of the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre, confirmed the deaths on Monday, October 18, saying all three patients had been unvaccinated.

The youngest, a 48 year-old man, was admitted to the medical facility on September 9.  Reportedly, he was in severe respiratory distress and required immediate critical intervention.  However, he died on Sunday, October 17, at 3:06 p.m.

Meanwhile, two women, a 68-year-old and a 52-year-old, both with comorbidities, were admitted to the hospital in severe respiratory distress, requiring immediate critical intervention.

The older woman died on October 14, at 10:15 p.m., after being admitted on October 3, while the 52-year-old was admitted to the facility on October 14 and died on Sunday, October 17, at 5:15 a.m.