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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Health Officials Report 14 Additonal COVID-19 Deaths

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Health officials have reported 14 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

In its daily update, all of the new cases of deaths occurred between August 13th and 17th.

All of the deaths were residents of New Providence, except three cases were in Abaco.

The deaths involved nine women and five men, between the ages of thirty-three and eighty-four years.

This latest report is startling as it represents the highest number of deaths recorded in a given report within a span of four days.

Health care workers have decried the overwhelming number of cases in the country as hospitals struggle to care for COVID-19 patients due to the lack of space.

Doctors have admonished Bahamians to get vaccinated to avoid hospitalizations and deaths.

Though not official, doctors speculate that the Delta variant may be in the country due to the high number of infections and deaths. Health workers say they await lab results from 100 samples to determine if the variant is in the Bahamas.

The 14 COVID-19 related deaths:

41 Female Abaco 17th August

69 Female New Providence 16th August

44 Female New Providence 16th August

46 Male New Providence 15th August

59 Female New Providence 15th August

48 Male New Providence 15th August

33 Female New Providence 15th August

71 Male New Providence 15th August

52 Male Abaco 15th August

75 Female New Providence 14th August

44 Female New Providence 14th August

84 Female New Providence 13th August

55 Female Abaco 13th August

63 Male New Providence 13th August

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