Joint TCI Hospital and TCI Government Press Release

InterHealth Canada - Turks and Caicos Islands Hospital is saddened to announce the country’s fifth COVID-19 related death.

The patient passed away at the Cockburn Town Medical Centre – Emergency Department on the evening of Monday August 31st, 2020 and presented in a medical state that worsened shortly after admission.

While the individual was not known to be symptomatic for COVID-19, a swab was taken as a precautionary measure and submitted to the National Public Health Lab for testing. The death is now officially classified as COVID-19 related.

The Public Health Team continues to conduct contact tracing efforts. The TCI Hospital and the Ministry of Health wish to extend our deepest condolences to the grieving family and friends on the unfortunate loss of their loved one.