Press Release
February 6, 2022
Four COVID19 deaths recorded in two days

St Vincent and the Grenadines recorded four COVID19 related deaths  between February 3 and 4, bringing the COVID19 death toll to 99.

A release from the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment said:

“A 90-year-old female with underlying conditions tested positive for COVID-19 on January 29th, 2022, she was admitted to the Isolation Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. She died on the 3rd of February, 2022 of COVID-19 pneumonia. She was unvaccinated.

“A 67-year-old female with underlying conditions tested positive for COVID-19 on January 28th, 2022 and was admitted to the Isolation Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. She died on February 3rd, 2022 of COVID-19 pneumonia. She was unvaccinated.

“A 97-year-old male tested positive for COVID-19 on January 23rd, 2022 and was admitted to the Isolation Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. He died on the 3rd of February, 2022 of COVID-19 pneumonia. His vaccination status is being verified.

“A 62-year-old male with underlying conditions tested positive for COVID-19 on January 22nd, 2022 and was admitted to the Isolation Ward at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital. He died on February 4th, 2022 of COVID-19 pneumonia. He was fully vaccinated.”

Of the 99 COVID19 deaths, 95 of the persons were unvaccinated, one partially vaccinated and three fully vaccinated.

At present, 17 persons are hospitalized as a result of COVID19. Fifteen of these persons are unvaccinated and two are fully vaccinated.