Another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus has died, the Health Ministry said today.
This latest fatality is a 49-year-old male from Region Two (Pomeroon – Supenaam), who died on Saturday, July 23.
Consequently, the total number of deaths from the pandemic in Guyana is now 1,270.
Meanwhile, another 34 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
With this, active cases in the country have gone up to 839. This includes five patients in the COVID-19 ICU and the remaining persons in either home (806) or institutional (28) isolation.
There are nine other persons also in institutional quarantine.
Some 67,338 persons have recovered from the life-threatening virus thus far.