New infections take COVID cases so far over 11,000

Yesterday the Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 86 more confirmed COVID-19 cases, taking the country’s total number of reported cases over 11,000.

The new cases bring the total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Guyana to 11,044.

According to MoH COVID-19 dashboard, 55 of the new cases are from Region Four, one from Region Two, 15 from Region Three, 4 from Region Five, 3 from Region Six and 8 from Region Ten. The results of 548 tests conducted yesterday were confirmed.

The dashboard also showed that there were 14 people in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU), 71 in institutional isolation, 1,033 apart from home and 15 in institutional quarantine. The dashboard said 252 people infected with the virus had died, while 9,688 had recovered.

Based on the dashboards released from last Sunday to yesterday, a total of 504 people tested positive for the virus, while 5,662 were tested.