Young male among two more COVID-19 deaths


Guyana on Saturday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths taking the overall death toll to 76,

The Ministry of Health in a statement noted that the latest fatalities are a 36 -year-old male from East Berbice- Corentyne (Region 6) who died while receiving care at a medical facility and 45-year-old man from Region 4.

“Samples were collected from both at the time of admission and subsequently tested positive for COVID-19.

“The Ministry of Health expresses sincerest condolences to the families of these persons and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to render any assistance needed.”

Guyana on Friday recorded its 74th COVID-19 death less than 24 hours after two others died. The victim was a 71-year-old woman from Pomeroon-Supenaam Region Two; she died while receiving care at a medical facility.

This would reflect 11 deaths in the last six days. September has been recorded the deadliest month for COVID-19 in Guyana with 35 deaths for the month thus far.

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