Guyana has confirmed 10 new COVID-19 cases; taking the total number of known persons affected with the disease to 92.
The number of persons recovered thus far has increased to twenty-seven (27). COVID-19 deaths remain at 9. Six hundred and thirty-nine (639) persons have been tested, of whom five hundred and forty-seven (547) are negative. There are three (3) persons in our COVID-19 ICU, seven (7) in our institutional quarantine and fifty-six (56) in isolation.
To date, the total number of patients seen in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is 25 with 7 deaths being registered within the unit. Total number of patients who recovered and were discharged from ICU is three.
Globally, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are 3, 349,786 confirmed cases with 238,628 deaths. In the Region of the Americas, the number of confirmed cases is 1,384, 641 with 78, 409 deaths.