The Ministry of Health said as of 17:00hrs on September 16, 2020, one other person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. The latest fatality is a 63 -year-old woman from Barima/Waini (Region 1) who died while receiving care at our medical facility. There are also 26 new cases recorded.
All Guyanese are reminded to observe the protocols of the COVID-19 EMERGENCY
MEASURES (NO. 9) which are in effect until September 30, 2020. This order emphasises:
the need for correct and consistent use of a face masks when leaving their homes;
the importance of maintaining the six feet physical distance from others
and the need for good hand-hygiene to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
If anyone is displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, or need any
additional information kindly contact the COVID-19 Hotline 231 1166, 226 7480 or 624
6674 IMMEDIATELYor visit us at http://www.health.gov.gy .