Two more die from COVID; 111 new cases recorded


The Ministry of Health on Saturday reported two new COVID-19 deaths – a man and a woman, 65 and 64-years-old, respectively.

Their vaccination status is unknown; the man was from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and the woman from Region Three (Essequibo Islands – West Demerara).

Guyana has now recorded a total number of 1,251 deaths since March, 2020.

Meanwhile, 111 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded from 861 tests conducted over a 24-hour period.

The new cases were recorded in the following regions: Region One (four cases), Region Two (14 cases), Region Three (eight cases), Region Four (59 cases), Region Six (25 cases), and Region Ten (one case).

The overall number of confirmed cases since the virus was first detected in Guyana in March 2020 has increased to 67,058.

There are three patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 28 patients are in institutional isolation, and 943 patients are in home isolation.

To date, 64,833 people have recovered.

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