Confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 153

—14 tests conducted in last 24 hours

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, June 2, 2020

As of June 2, 2020, the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus remains at 153.

The Ministry of Public Health is also reporting that there are no new COVID-19 related deaths.

Of the 153 cases, Guyana has recorded 12 deaths and 70 recoveries.

Fourteen more tests were conducted with the last 24 hours taking the total number of tests done to 1,672 with the number of negative cases being 1,519.

There are currently 71 active cases in isolation at various facilities across Guyana; 2 patients remain in the COVID-19 ICU at the GPHC and 25 persons in institutional quarantine.

Citizens are asked to always practice 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.

Meanwhile, the WHO has reported that as of June 2, 2020, globally the number of confirmed cases has increased to 6,194,533 with 376,320 deaths. In the Regions of the Americas, positive cases number 2,905,432 with death climbing to 163,248.


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.