Man, 63, dies after contracting COVID-Statement on behalf of Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC)

Dr. Albert Duncan, SLBMC Medical Director said:

We can confirm that sadly, a male patient, age 63, who had underlying health conditions, has passed away at Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre on September 19 at 8:31pm. He had tested positive for COVID-19.

“Our thoughts and condolences remain with the patient’s family and loved ones at this difficult time.”

Important safety measures that have been scientifically-proven to reduce the spread of COVID-19, includes:

Wearing a mask

Practicing social distancing

Avoiding large gatherings