5 recoveries and 5 new cases recorded

—total positive cases now stand at 235

—Recoveries move to 114

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 29, 2020

As of June 29, 2020, the Ministry of Public Health has confirmed five new cases of the novel coronavirus taking the total to 235.

The Ministry is also reporting five more persons has recuperated from the virus which means in all 114 have recovered from COVID-19.  The number of deaths remains at 12.

There are currently 109 active cases in isolation at various facilities across Guyana, 18 persons in institutional quarantine and one patient in the COVID-19 ICU.

To date, 2,552 tests have been conducted with 2,317 of those being negative.

Persons are again reminded to continue practising social distancing in the workplace, public spaces, and while using public transportation to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease. They are also reminded to practise frequent hand washing/sanitising and always wear a face mask if they have to go out.

Globally, as of June 29, 2020, the WHO is reporting that confirmed cases stand at 10,021,401 with 499,913 deaths. While in the Regions of the Americas, positive cases have reached 5,042,486 with a total of 244,791 deaths.


COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.