135 new COVID-19 cases detected; 13 in ICU

Guyana has recorded 135 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

This now takes the total confirmed case in Guyana to 10,853. However, only 1,097 of these are currently active cases. This includes 13 patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit and the other 1,084 detached at home and institutional settings.

There are also 10 people in institutional quarantine.

To date, around 9,517 people have recovered from the life-threatening virus, that is, 44 more recoveries than the previous day.

Earlier today, the Ministry of Health reported that two other people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus died, bringing the total number of deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in Guyana to 252.

These latest deaths are a 73-year-old man from Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and a 59-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), both of whom died Wednesday while being cared for in medical facilities.

Guyana has tested over 96,800 people for the coronavirus novel so far.

See below for the updated COVID-19 Dashboard today: