The Ministry of Health said that as of 7:00hrs on Sunday, one other person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) had died.
“The latest fatality is a 83 -year-old woman from Demerara/Mahaica (Region 4) who died
while receiving care at our medical facility. The test sample was collected from the deceased
at the time of admission and tested positive for COVID-19 subsequently.
The MOH expresses sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance needed.
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 now-dead person.
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.”