There have been two new Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours.
KHJ News reports that based on information from Dr Akapusi Ledua, Acting Chief of Staff at LBJ Hospital that the latest fatalities are both women.
One was a 74 year old from Malaeloa who was admitted on April 3 with multiple comorbid conditions and tested positive for Covid.
“She died yesterday. The woman received one dose of the Janssen vaccine in Hawaii.
“The second death was a 69 year-old woman from Agugulu. “She was dead on arrival at the LBJ Hospital [yesterday] morning.”
The woman had multiple comorbid conditions and tested positive for covid enroute to the hospital. She was fully vaccinated but no booster. The last time she was seen at the hospital was February, 2021.
The number of Covid-19 related deaths in the territory is now 10.