28-YO man among COVID-19 latest 2 deaths

The Ministry of Health has reported that two other people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.

This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 239.

These latest deaths are two men, one 28-year-old from Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) and one 81-year-old from Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni). Both died Saturday while being cared for in medical facilities.

The MOH sincerely sympathizes with the families of the two deceased and will make every effort to provide all the necessary support during this difficult time to provide any assistance needed.

All Guyanese are reminded to observe the COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES protocols (NO.16), which are in force until April 30, 2021.

This order emphasizes, among other things, the need to use a face mask correctly and consistently when leaving your home; the importance of maintaining the physical distance six feet from others; and the need for good hand hygiene to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

If anyone is exhibiting any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, or needs any additional information, kindly contact COVID-19 231-1166, 226-7480 or 624-6674 PROVIDED or go in www.health.gov.gy.

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