Guyana has recorded its 37th COVID-19 fatality.
The patient was a 78-year- old woman from Region 9.
The Ministry of Health says that it is in contact with all relatives and other persons to facilitate tracing and rapid assistance to everyone who may have been exposed.
The Ministry is asking that patient confidentiality be respected and the families be allowed to mourn in peace.
Thirteen persons have succumbed in 30 days.