Two more COVID deaths take toll to 235


Guyana has recorded two more COVID-19 deaths, taking the country’s overall toll since March 2020 to 235.

The latest fatalities are two male, one 62-year- old from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) and another 45-year-old from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica).

They both died on April 1, while receiving care at a medical facility. These are the first two deaths to be recorded for the new month.

All Guyanese are reminded to observe the protocols of the COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES (NO.16), which are in effect until April 30, 2021. 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

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