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Two more COVID deaths on Thursday

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Two more COVID deaths on Thursday

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Two more people died from COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the number of deaths attributed to the viral illness in September to 27.

A 79-year-old woman died yesterday afternoon and an 81-year-old man passed away last night, taking the number of overall deaths to 78. This was confirmed by National COVID-19 Public Adviser David Ellis.

The woman died in the primary isolation section at the Harrison’s Point Isolation Facility, where she had been a patient for 22 days, and the man died at the Accident and Emergency Department.  Both had comorbidities and were unvaccinated.

With Thursday’s full numbers still to be added, there were 3 349 COVID-19 cases in September, an average of 115 per day, compared to 632 in August at an average of 20 a day.

Earlier Thursday, Government reported the death of a 47-year-old unvaccinated man and a 67-year-old vaccinated woman, both of whom had comorbidities. (SAT)

Editor’s Note: Updated to add more details in the third paragraph. 

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