Seven more COVID-19 recoveries recorded

—no new cases, confirmed cases remain at 153

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, June 5, 2020

For the third day in a row, the Ministry of Public Health has again reported that there are no new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19); the total number of positive cases remains at 153.

The ministry also disclosed that seven more persons have recovered from the virus. this now takes the total number of recoveries to 77.

To date, the country has recorded 12 deaths.

As of June 4, 2020, 1, 719 tests have been conducted with 1,566 of those yielding negative results.

Currently, three are now 64 active cases are in isolation at various facilities across Guyana; 3 patients 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 globally the number of confirmed cases has increased to 6,416,828 with 382,867 deaths. While in the Regions of the Americas, positive cases have reached a total of 3,022,824 with 168,553 deaths.

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