Four days after losing Accident and Emergency Department Supervisor, Diagrea Davis Cunningham, to Covid-19, the staff at the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital are mourning the death of another colleague to the virus.

Thirty-four-year-old David Simpson, a plumber from the maintenance department, reportedly lost his battle with Covid-19 on Thursday night.

It’s understood Simpson was admitted to the Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital on Wednesday of last week.

He was later transferred to a state hospital in Kingston on Monday.

Eric Clarke is chairman of the Western Regional Health Authority, WRHA.

Erick Clarke, WRHA Chairman.

On Monday Davis Cunningham, passed away at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St. James on Monday night after taking contracting Covid-19.