4 new COVID-19 deaths, 642 new cases detected


The Ministry of Health has reported that four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died.

This now takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic in Guyana to 1, 134.

These latest fatalities are:

SEX                 AGE REGION DATE OF DEATH Vaccination Status
Female 46 Essequibo Islands – West Demerara January 20 Fully Vaccinated
Male 68 Essequibo Islands – West Demerara January 21 Fully Vaccinated
Male 67 Essequibo Islands – West Demerara January 23 Unknown
Female 88 Upper Demerara – Berbice January 23 Unvaccinated


Meanwhile, another 642 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 57,227.

But only 13,774 of these are currently active cases. This includes 19 patients in the COVID-19 ICU and the remaining persons in either home or institutional isolation.

There are also 14 persons in institutional quarantine.

To date, some 42,319 persons have recovered from the deadly virus.