Two pregnant women, ages 25 and 31, have died while receiving treatment at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC).
According to a statement from the medical institution, the 25-year-old passed away on January 1, while the other woman died on January 6.
The women’s babies also died. Both deaths are being investigated by the hospital.
The GPHC has since extended condolences to the families of the deceased and promised that it will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance and information needed.
“The GPHC is appealing to the public to respect the confidentiality of the deceased and her family, and to allow them to mourn their unfortunate loss peacefully,” the statement added.