Popular Businessman and Director of Operations at Bashco Trading Co. Ltd, Elias Azan, has died.

Mr. Azan passed awayn last evening passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

He was 65.

10 days prior to his passing, the businessman was admitted to hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19.

His death was confirmed earlier this morning by his cousin, businessman, Gassan Azan, the chief executive officer of the MegaMart supermarket chain and Bascho stores.

According Mr. Azan, the family is currently in shock and is extremely saddened.