Three more ‘COVID’ deaths, 22 in ICU


Guyana on Thursday recorded three more COVID-19 deaths taking the total number of fatalities recorded since the pandemic was discovered here in March 2020 to 441.

A total of 43 deaths have since been recorded this month alone. The latest fatalities are a 70-year-old man from Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice); an 83-year-old man from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) and a 44-year-old woman from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam).

They all died on June 15 at a medical facility. Meanwhile, another 75 people were tested positive, taking the total number of known cases in the country to 18,733.

These new infections were recorded from 716 tests. They were recorded in Region One (three cases), Region Three (eight cases), Region Four (43 cases), Region Six (20 cases) and Region 10 (one case).

There are also 22 patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU); 109 are in institutional isolation and 1,521 are in home isolation.

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