Four more COVID-19 deaths; another 14 people infected
The Ministry of Health has reported that four individuals, two men and two women, have died after they were infected with the disease, COVID-19.
These additional deaths mean that a total of 466 people have died from COVID-19 since March, 2020. Of this number, 68 of those deaths were recorded during the month of June, thus far.
The latest fatalities are:
- A 65-year-old woman from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) who died on June 24
- A 64-year-old-woman, also from Region Four, who died on June 26
- A 49-year-old man from Region Three (Essequibo Islands- West Demerara), who died on June 26
- A 73-year-old man, also from Region Four, who died on June 27
Meanwhile, another 14 people have been infected with the novel coronavirus taking the total number of infections recorded since March 11, 2020 to 19,891. These new cases were confirmed after 275 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests were conducted.
The new cases were recorded from: Region One (two cases), Region Three (one case), Region Four (seven cases), Region Six (two cases) and Region Nine (two cases).
Additionally, there are 1,644 active cases; 15 of these active cases are patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 1,539 are people in home isolation, three people are in institutional quarantine and the remaining 87 people are in institutional isolation.
Meanwhile, 103 people who were previously infected have now recovered from the disease. The total number of people who have recovered to date is 17,784.