Blood bank

Ministry denies Blood Bank closure caused woman’s death

The Min­istry of Health of­fers has de­nied that a 71-year-old woman of Diego Mar­tin died over the Car­ni­val pe­ri­od be­cause the Blood Bank was closed.

The min­istry has al­so ex­tend­ed con­do­lences to the be­reaved fam­i­ly who had claimed that the woman died at the Port-of-Spain Gen­er­al Hos­pi­tal as a re­sult of in­ad­e­quate at­ten­tion by doc­tors. The woman died on Car­ni­val Mon­day.