Director of Corrections, Hilary Herman, has confirmed a COVID-related death of an inmate at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF).
“I can confirm that we had one COVID complication death at the respiratory hospital – Victoria Hospital,” Herman told Real FM.
“We were notified yesterday,” he told Journalist, Timothy Poleon.
According to Herman, the deceased was one of the eight inmates who originally tested positive for the virus.
Herman said the inmate presented symptoms some four days ago.
He said as a result, he was transported to hospital.
Medical officials notified the BCF on Wednesday that the inmate had passed away.
Headline photo caption: Hilary Herman – Director of Corrections (File image)