Another COVID-19 death from Region One; total deaths now at 68


Guyana on Tuesday recorded yet another COVID-19 death; the latest victim is a 74-year-old woman from Region One.

She died at about 13:00h on Tuesday while receiving treatment at a medical facility. The Ministry of Health reported that the patient is the 68th COVID-19 related death.

This latest fatality was recorded 24hrs after two other elderly persons from Region One died. A 57-year-old woman and a 67-year-old man died within hours apart while also receiving treatment.

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 the Ministry’s website at .

As of September 21, Guyana had 2, 402 confirmed cases of the virus. There are 860 persons in home isolation, 102 institutional quarantine and 16 persons in the COVID-19 ICU.

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