Opposition Spokesman on Health Dr. Morais Guy says the COVID-19 positivity rate at the state-run Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town in St. Andrew is alarming.
Dr. Guy notes that a high infection rate at the facility is an indication that safety protocols were breached.
He adds that there is a high possibility that other residents awaiting their results, will test positive for the virus:
Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher Tufton told Nationwide News yesterday, that the virus may have entered the Golden Age Home because of human error:
Dr. Guy says the outbreak could have been prevented, if the Ministry of Health, did regular testing of staff and residents at the Golden Age Home:
Meanwhile the Opposition Spokesman on Health pointed out that the main concern at this time, is that residents at these types of facilities are most vulnerable to the virus.
Dr. Guy says there is a high possibility that the residents could die from the virus:
Dr. Morais Guy, Opposition Spokesman on Health