Final three patients at Palms COVID-19 free


The Palms Elderly Care Facility is now COVID-19 free as its final three patients have made full recoveries from the virus.

The patients, 66-year-old Robert Baiku, 69-year-old Cleo Brotherson and 57-year-old Gaitree Kaloutie will spend a few days in the facility’s infirmary before they are moved to the general ward, according to a statement from the Ministry of Social Protection.

Seven other patients have already recovered including 105-year-old Zorie De Mattos and 91 year-old Rosaline Hamilton.

Director of Social Services at the Ministry Whentworth Tanner credited the success to the staff and Doctors from the Ministry of Public Health.

“With the continued health and safety of our residents being our primary concern, we have conducted additional staff and resident retesting to further verify that our home is completely free of COVID-19,” he said.

The Ministry listed the following persons who worked tirelessly to ensure the COVID 19 patients were given around-the-clock care: Avae Collins; Sheba Thoma; Hollis Brazh; Christel Nedd; Simeon Marc; Romona Matthews; Shellon Pillay Chester;  Tracy Alleyne; Alina Cozier; Odessa Sealey; Latroya Joseph; Richard Holder; Tonia Mc Pherson; Aba Crawford; Marissa Blackman; Marilyn France; Samantha Douglas (Palms Administrator); Donette Mingo (Medical Services Coordinator); Mohammed Ganie (Palms Assistant Administrator); Jacqueline Clarke; Tamika Teixeira and Renetia Watts.

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