Eight new COVID-19 cases – total now 308
— 1 recovery recorded
DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 14, 2020
The Ministry of Public Health has reported that as of July 14, 2020, the total number of positive cases of the novel coronavirus stands at 308. This comes as eight more persons have tested positive COVID-19.
The Ministry is also reporting one more recovery taking that total to 156. Deaths remain at 17.
There are currently 135 active cases in isolation at various facilities across Guyana and 20 persons in institutional quarantine. The COVID-19 ICU is currently housing five patients.
To date, 3,379 tests have been conducted with 3,071 yielding negative results.
Citizens are 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.
The WHO is reporting that globally positive cases stand at 12,964,809 with 570,288 deaths. While in the Regions of the Americas, positive cases now stand at 6,780,428 with a total of 288,430 deaths.