The Ministry of Health (MOH) has informed that as of August 1, 2021, another person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has died. This takes the total number of deaths from the pandemic to 547.

The latest fatality is one 30-year-old female from Region 4 (Demerara-Mahaica) who died while receiving care at a medical facility.

Guyana has also recorded 22 new cases of the virus, taking the overall total of infections since March 2020 to 22,619. Twelve persons are currently housed in the Intensive Care Unit.


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