Nantucket reports second coronavirus death – News – Nantucket Island Inquirer

” A client diagnosed with COVID-19 has actually passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. We desire to reveal our inmost compassion to the household and liked ones of this client.

(Oct. 2, 2020) A coronavirus-positive client on Nantucket passed away Friday, Nantucket Cottage Hospital and the Nantucket Health Department revealed this evening.
” A patient detected with COVID-19 has passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. We want to express our deepest sympathy to the household and enjoyed among this patient. While respecting patient confidentiality, we also desire to convey that the Town of Nantucket and Nantucket Cottage Hospital is concentrated on providing the very best services and look after every resident and client,” the joint declaration posted on social media read.
Nantucket health director Roberto Santamaria said the client was among those detected in the current spike of cases on the island that started last Friday. No extra info will be launched up until the near relative are notified, he added.
” Todays news must also act as a mournful suggestion to the island neighborhood that we should continue to take this situation extremely seriously, take every preventative measure, and continue to abide by the orders put in place by the Town of Nantucket to secure the island. Let all of us interact to stop the spread and have a safe fall and winter,” the statement read.
The death was the 2nd on the island associated to coronavirus since the pandemic began in mid-March. The other was a male in his mid-80s with preexisting medical conditions who died April 5 at Nantucket Cottage Hospital.
Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Nantucket Friday, and 43 in the past eight days. Eighty-six cases have been reported on the island considering that Sept. 9, when Nantucket experienced its very first genuine spike of the pandemic.
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