April 16, 2020 ORANJESTAD - A second patient died on Aruba last night from the consequences of the coronavirus. Earlier that day, a 79-year-old woman also died in the hospital in Oranjestad.
The second death is a 37-year-old man with a mental disability. He was very popular in his neighborhood and was on the street a lot. It is feared that more people in his neighborhood have been infected by the man, who is described as very affectionate.
The health authorities of Aruba are calling on people in the neighborhood who have been in contact with him in recent days to report for a test.