Guyana records 12th COVID-19 death

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Minister of Public Health Hon. Volda Lawrence this morning confirmed the 12th death in Guyana as a result of COVID-19 complications.

The deceased is an 87 year old male, Mr. Daymon John of the Palms Geriatric Home. Mr. John passed early this morning.

The ministry and Government of Guyana express deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. John and urge all Guyanese to continue observing all measures, particularly social distancing, thorough hand washing and the wearing of face masks.


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.