The Ministry of Health (MOH) has informed that one more person, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), has died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 180.
The latest fatality is an 86-year-old male from Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica) who died while receiving care at a medical facility.
All Guyanese are reminded to observe the protocols of the COVID-19 EMERGENCY MEASURES (NO.14), which are in effect until February 28, 2021. This order emphasises:
- the need for correct and consistent use of a face mask when leaving your home;
- the importance of maintaining the six feet physical distance from others;
- and the need for good hand-hygiene to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
If anyone is displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19, or needs additional information, kindly contact the COVID-19 Hotline 231-1166, 226-7480 or 624-6674 IMMEDIATELY or visit the ministry’s website at www.health.gov.gy.