5 more unvaccinated die from COVID; 224 new cases, 32 in ICU


 Guyana’s COVID-19 death toll now stands at 821 with the addition of five new deaths recorded on October 6 and 7.

The Ministry of Health on Thursday noted that the five persons who died – four women and one man – were all unvaccinated. October’s death toll is now at 25.


Meanwhile, 224 new infections were also recorded, pushing Guyana’s total infections since March 2020 to 35,175. Those were recorded from 1,841 COVID-19 tests.

These new infections were recorded in: Region One (nine cases), Region Two (37 cases), Region Three (58 cases), Region Four (81 cases), Region Five (five cases), Region Six (three cases), Region Seven (14 cases), Region Eight (one case), Region Nine (seven cases) and Region 10 (11 cases).

It is important to note that the total number of infections for Region Eight moved from 517 to 516, which means that one of the cases is now recorded in another Region.

Additionally, there are 32 patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 157 people in institutional isolation, 3,473 are in home isolation and seven people in institutional quarantine.

Importantly, a total of 28, 692 people have recovered after they were infected with COVID-19.

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