Four more persons recover from COIVD-19

—Total recoveries now stand at 99

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, June 14, 2020

The Ministry of Public Health has reported that four more persons have recovered from COIVD-19 related illness taking the total number of recoveries to 99.

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Guyana remains at 159, this is inclusive of 12 deaths.

To date, 1,959 persons have been tested for the novel coronavirus with 1,800 of those yielding negative results.

There are currently 48 active cases remain in isolation at various facilities across Guyana and 22 persons in institutional quarantine.

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.

As of June 14, 2020, the WHO has reported that globally the confirmed cases stand at 7,690,708 with 427,630 deaths. While in the Regions of the Americas, positive cases have reached 3,711,768 with a total of 199,252 deaths.

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