– Region 4 registers 66 scary cases
The Ministry of Health confirmed on Thursday that 90 new cases of COVID-19 were registered from a total of 599 completed tests. This now brings the total number of cases to 7470 since the first case was discovered in February 2020.
New statistics released by the Minister indicated that the death toll remains at 175, with the latest victim being a 65-year-old man from Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice), who surrendered on Wednesday while being cared for at a medical facility.
On Tuesday, Guyana recorded two deaths: a 74-year-old man from Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Upper Berbice) and a 58-year-old man from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica).
The statistics also show that seven people remain in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), while 44 are institutionalized, 710 are on home isolation, and 12 are in institutional quarantine.
The country has seen 6534 recoveries. To date, 45,957 people have been tested for the virus, with 3581 men and 3619 women reported to be positive.
Analysis of the new cases shows that four were found in Region One (Barima-Waini); one in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam); seven in Region Three (Essequibo-West Demerara Islands); 66 whopping in Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica); eight in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and four in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).
The total number of cases in Regions Five (Demerara-Mahaica), Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni), Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) and Nine (Upper Takutu-Essequibo Upper) remain at 198, 609, 233 and 409 respectively.