Communications specialist Namila Baynes-Henry dies.

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.