Sunday, 14th July 2024

Grenada's oldest citizen aged 119 dies of COVID-19

Leonora Massima Noel, Grenada's oldest citizen, died at the age of 119 following the COVID-19 illness on Friday morning.

Sunday, 7th July 2024

Leonora Massima Noel

Grenada: Leonora Massima Noel, Grenada's oldest citizen, died at the age of 119 following the COVID-19 illness on Friday morning.

Prime Minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, expressed deep sadness by the passing of the person believed to be Grenada’s oldest citizen. Leonora Massima Noel, whose age is recorded as 119, died Friday morning. She is one of the country’s latest COVID-19 related deaths. Receiving news of her passing, the Prime Minister said, “It is unfortunate that we are losing so many of our senior citizens to this dreaded disease. They are among the most vulnerable and we have to do our best to protect them from this virus. I pray that Sister Leonora finds eternal peace.” The Prime Minister extends his sympathy to the family and friends of Noel. He has also extended condolences to the families of the many other Grenadians who have now lost their lives due to COVID-19.