MOPH confirms 16th COVID death

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 6, 2020

The Ministry of Public Health this evening confirmed Guyana’s 16th COVID-19 related death.

The person is 76-year-old, May Portsmouth who passed yesterday at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

The Ministry extends sincere condolences to her family, relatives and friends.


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.