Six more COVID-19 recoveries -total now stands at 92

—No new cases recorded

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Ministry of Public has reported six more persons have recovered from COVID-19 related illnesses taking the total to 92.

Within the last 24 hours, 22 tests were conducted resulting in no new positive cases. To date, Guyana has recorded 156 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus. This is inclusive of 12 deaths.

The total number of persons tested for the COVID-19 is 1,876 with 1,720 of those yielding negative results.

There are now 52 active cases are in isolation at various facilities across Guyana; one patient remains in the COVID-19 ICU at the GPHC and six persons in institutional quarantine.

Persons 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 10, 2020, the WHO has reported that globally the confirmed cases stand at 7,145,539 with 408,025 deaths. While in the Regions of the Americas, positive cases have reached 3,415,174 with a total of 185,863 deaths.

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