Journalist Namila Baynes-Henry dies, due to COVID-19.
Henry, was admitted to the infectious disease hospital about two weeks ago after testing positive for COVID-19.
Last Sunday, she reportedly suffered a heart attack and slipped into a coma.
Henry worked as an editor with Guyana Chronicle and Department of Public Information. She was the founder of Channel 9’s First Look, and served as a Press Officer within the Attorney General Chambers.
She was also a trustee at the Society Against Sexual Orientation and Discrimination SASOD.
Baynes-Henry was the founder of the Comforting Hearts group in Berbice which supported persons affected by HIV.
Henry has served the media for a number of years as a talk show host and news editor.
The Diaspora Business Daily extends sincere sympathy to the relatives and friends of Namila Baynes-Henry.