GUYANA REACHES 109 COVID-19 DEATHS

Two persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died. The latest fatalities are a 48-year-old male from Region One (Barima-Waini) and a 71 year old female from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica). These persons died while receiving care at our medical facility.

All Guyanese are reminded to observe the protocols of the COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES (NO. 9), which are in effect until October 31st, 2020. This order emphasises:

§  the need for correct and consistent use of a face mask when leaving your home;

§  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 IMMEDIATELY or visit us at www.health.gov.gy.

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