Guyana reaches 250 COVID deaths with passing of woman, 57

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Guyana’s COVID-19 death toll reached 250 on Wednesday with the passing of a 57-year-old woman from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica).

The Ministry of Health reported that the woman died on April 06, 2021, while receiving care at a medical facility.

Two others also died on Tuesday, which means that three persons died on the same day. This is the 16th death to be recorded for the month thus far; a total of 36 persons died in March, making it one of the deadliest months for COVID-19 here.

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  visit www.health.gov.gy.

 

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