The man who recorded a WhatsApp audio message referring to a frontline worker who reportedly died after being vaccinated has said that there was “absolutely no intention to create any misinformation, initiate a hoax or to undermine the GHA’s vaccination programme” adding that the message was a private message “not intended for onward transmission” and created in response to the facts as he knew them in the moment.
Here’s the full text of the statement delivered by the Chief Minister at this afternoon’s press conference:
The Government says it deeply regrets to confirm the deaths of two more residents of Gibraltar from COVID-19. This brings the total number of deaths related to COVID-19 in Gibraltar to 45.
An RGP investigation into a WhatsApp audio message claiming that a frontline worker had died shortly after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine has concluded that there was no evidence to suggest the message was sent with any malicious intent.