Fully Vaccinated Woman dies of COVID19 in SVG
St. Vincent and the Grenadines has recorded its first fully-vaccinated COVID-19 death, a release from the National Emergency Management Organization said on Thursday.
The deceased is a 67-year old female who, according to the release, “presented to the Accident and Emergency Department on January 5th, 2022, after a one-week illness, died of COVID-19 pneumonia on January 6th, 2022.”
The patient, who tested positive on admission had pre-existing non-communicable diseases. She was fully vaccinated during the period April to July, 2021. Her death brings the death toll from COVID-19 to eighty four (84).
[[UPATED on January 6, 2022 at 4:45 pm to correct to 2022 the year the deceased presented to the hospital and died.]]