6-month-old dies from Covid


A six-month-old boy who was infected with the novel coronavirus has died, taking the country’s death toll to 1,232.

The child hailed from Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) and he died on May 21.

Meanwhile, there are 45 new cases of the virus, taking the total positives detected to date to 64,342.

Four persons are in the ICU, 22 in institutional isolation, 515 in home isolation, and four in institutional quarantine.

Recoveries stand at 62,569.