The first COVID-19 casualty for the year is a 75-year-old Barbadian woman.
She passed away at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department on Monday, January 3. She was unvaccinated.
Her death brings the number of fatalities from the virus to 263.
Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel The Most Honourable Jeffrey Bostic, extended condolences to her loved ones. (BGIS)