The latest mortality is a 79-year-old male from Upper Takutu- Upper Essequibo (Region 9) who died while receiving care at our medical facility. The test sample was collected from the patient at the time of admission and tested positive for COVID-19 subsequently.
359 COVID-19 test results back from CARPHA, the number of confirm case stands at 1560 with 92 news cases being recorded in the past 24 hours, the number of recovered patients is 962 with a total of 9762 test done so far.
The number of cases by region to date is region one with 214, region two 20, region three 92, region four 578, region five 9, region six 25, region seven 236, region eight 24, region nine 284 and region ten 78
Officials of the Ministry have contacted all relatives and persons to facilitate contact tracing and rapid assistance to everyone who may have been exposed to the deceased. The Ministry is also appealing to the general public to respect the confidentiality of the deceased and his family and to allow them to mourn their tragic loss in peace.