Guyana’s COVID-19 fatalities now stand at 179 with two new deaths yesterday and 66 new cases of the virus were recorded.
A Ministry of Health release announced the deaths of the individuals who were identified as a 54-year-old man from Region Four, and a 73-year-old man from Region One. According to the ministry the two men died while receiving care at a medical facility.
The 66 new cases of the virus pushed Guyana’s total number of confirmed cases to 7,780. The new cases came after 258 more persons were tested for the virus which increased the total number of persons tested to 51,277.