Another COVID-19 death recorded in Region 6

Another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) died Wednesday.

This, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH), now takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 252.

This latest death is one 59-year-old man from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) who
he died while being cared for in a medical facility.

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

The Ministry is also appealing to the public to respect the confidentiality of the deceased and his family and to allow them to mourn their tragic loss in peace.

All Guyanese are reminded to observe COVID-19 EMERGENCY protocols
MEASURES (NO.16), which are in effect until April 30, 2021. This order emphasizes, among other things, the need for proper and consistent use of a face mask 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 need any additional information, kindly contact COVID-19 231-1166, 226-7480 or 624-6674 PROPOSED or visit contact us at

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