Berbice man is latest COVID-19 death
With two deaths recorded on Sunday, another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) died on Monday. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 287.
The latest fatality is one 46-year-old male from Region 6 (East Berbice-Corentyne) who died while receiving care at our medical facility.
The death toll for April is now 54, making it the deadliest month since the first COVID-19 case, and death was recorded in Guyana in March 2020.
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 www.health.gov.gy.