HMGoG is saddened to confirm a further death in Gibraltar from COVID-19 in the past 24-hours, bringing the total number of deaths in our community related to COVID-19 to 85.
The deceased was a resident of Elderly Residential Services, a man aged 85 - 90 years old, who had underlying health conditions. He died this morning of bilateral bronchopneumonia as a result of COVID-19. This will be recorded in today’s statistics as a death from COVID-19.
The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo, said: “My sincerest condolences go out to the family and friends of the deceased. I am deeply saddened to have to announce the loss of another member of our community to COVID-19.
As Gibraltar begins to move out of different lock down stages, each of us has a responsibility to continue to stick to the rules and follow Public Health advice. We have to protect not just ourselves but all others. This is a collective push to get back to a more normal way of life.
It’s now down to us to follow the rules to ensure we do what we must do to keep COVID-19 at bay.’’