Two more COVID-19 deaths recorded; total deaths now at 51

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Two more persons died from COVID-19 on Thursday hours after the Ministry recorded its 49th death; the overall death toll now stands at 51.

The Ministry of Health revealed that the 50th patient is a 32 -year-old man from Demerara/Mahaica (Region 4). He died while receiving care at a medical facility at around 16:00h.

The Ministry did not reveal any information on the death of the 51st patient on the basis that officials have been unsuccessful in contacting his family.

This patient’s death was recorded at around 18:00h.

“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.”

Guyana continues to see a rapid increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths since the month of August.

A total of 47 new cases were recorded on Thursday bringing the total number of cases in the country to 1, 750.

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