Covid-19 death toll climbs to 400

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Guyana’s Covid-19 death toll has climbed to 400 following the demise of four more individuals who were infected with the novel coronavirus.

The patients were admitted with COVID-19 like symptoms but died while receiving care at a medical institutions. Samples were taken at the time of admission which subsequently returned positive tests.

The details on the latest fatalities are below:

SEX                  AGE REGION DATE OF DEATH
Male 71 Demerara-Mahaica June 02
Female 81 Upper Demerara-Berbice June 02
Female 67 Demerara-Mahaica June 01
Male 88 Demerara-Mahaica June 01

 

Meanwhile, the country also recorded 119 new cases of the disease, taking the total positives recorded to date t o17,376.

There are 17 persons in the ICU, 103 in institutional isolation, 1783 in home isolation, and seven in institutional quarantine.

The number of recoveries stands at 15,073.