Unvaccinated man, 52, among two new COVID deaths; 53 new cases


A 52-year-old unvaccinated man from Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) and a 71-year-old fully vaccinated man from Region Four (Demerara- Mahaica) are Guyana’s latest COVID-19 deaths.

Both men died on February 18.

There have now been 1,210 COVID-19 deaths recorded since the start of the pandemic in March, 2020. And, 39 of those deaths were recorded during this month so far.

Meanwhile, another 53 people have been infected with the novel coronavirus over a 24-hour period, taking the number of confirmed infections in Guyana since March 2020 to 62,638.

These new infections were recorded from: Region One (four cases), Region Two (six cases), Region Three (two cases), Region Four (12 cases), Region Five (four cases), Region Six (11 cases), Region Seven (one case) and Region Nine (13 cases).

There are also 12 patients receiving critical care in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 71 people in institutional isolation, 10 people in institutional quarantine and 841 people in home isolation.

Importantly, a total of 60,504 people have recovered after they were infected with the disease.

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